Everyone should learn how to program a computer #programming

I think everyone should learn how to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think. I view computer science as a liberal art, something everyone should learn to do.
~ Steve Jobs

 
Other quotes from Steve Jobs in “The Lost Interview.”

 

 

 
What most schools don’t teach
 

 
“Learning to write programs stretches your mind, and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains.“ ~ Bill Gates

“Our policy at Facebook is literally to hire as many talented engineers as we can find. There just aren’t enough people who are trained and have these skills today.“
~ Mark Zuckerberg

“An understanding of computer science is becoming increasingly essential in today’s world. Our national competitiveness depends upon our ability to educate our children – and that includes our girls – in this critical field.“ ~ Sheryl Sandberg

“Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn.“ ~ Stephen Hawking

More quotes at   http://www.code.org/
 
 
 
 

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