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http://www.pbs.org/newshour/making-sense/save-economy-teach-grandma-code/[^]

I'm not sure where to even start with this. Where did this idea come from that learning to write a hello world program will teach you how to be an entrepreneur, let alone a programmer? Even tech entrepreneurs don't need to know anything about programming, they hire programmers for that, and they probably aren't going to be hiring grandma.

But somehow if we just get everyone to write apps we'll save the economy. I'd hate to be the poor bastard who has to try to show grandma how to use Eclipse.

This quote is fun:

"Writing computer code isn’t very hard. Anyone can learn"

Yeah. Anyone can learn to splint a fracture too, but that doesn't make them an orthopedist.
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