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A very powerful message.

The trouble is that some computer skills are so basic, they are akin to reading and writing, not akin to becoming a novelist.

Learning to communicate with a computer is very akin to learning to communicate by, say, writing a letter.

Although people lived their lives without being able to read and write, I think you'd agree that because reading and writing were made part of a basic education, quality of life has had an enormous potential to improve.

Making informed decisions is usually preferable to leaving things to chance.

The skill of reading brought the knowledge of books to the masses. The skill of communicating with a computer has the potential to allow the masses to discover information, evaluate data, perform their duties with more efficiency than ever before.

Also, I find it interesting that a discussion of user interfaces have led to a discussion of whether or not people should know how to code. It would seem that non-computer users cannot differentiate the two.

Scary. I wonder too, whether people would question their heart surgeon if he/she tried to use a butter knife. Maybe not. I've learned not to implicitly trust user interfaces. Probably because they don't pay malpractice insurance.
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