Why should everyone learn to program? Here is a short video from the good people at code.org that breaks it down for you.
Directed by Leslie Chilcott, the short video stars Bill Gates (microsoft), Mark Zuckerberg (facebook), will.i.am, Chris Bosh (nba all-star) , Jack Dorsey (twitter), Tony Hsieh (zappos), Drew Houston (dropbox), Gabe Newell (valve-gaming), Ruchi Sanghvi (facebook), Elena Silenok (Clothia), Vanessa Hurst (codemontage), Bronwen Grimes (valve) and Hadi Partovi (dropbox and code.org).
The film also featured sports personality, Chris Bosh; a professional basketball player who talked about coding in his college days. Then there is will.i.am, the famous American recording artist and founder of the Black Eyed Peas (6.30min) who is also taking coding classes.
The real heroes behind the scene making programming happen in school are people like Mark from Mount View Elementary (6.54min) and Vanessa Hurst of Girl Develop IT (8:00min), a non-profit providing affordable and accessible programs for women who want to learn to code.
You don’t have to be a genius to code… and learning to code is like learning a superpower
Checkout the video and start learning a superpower today.
Author: Samuel J. Tan
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