Last week, I received an update from Code.org, the group behind this well-known video, encouraging kids to learn to code:
According to Hadi Partovi, Code.org's founder, the organization has done a lot of good in the four months since its launch:
"Thanks to your sharing & tweeting, 3.5 million kids tried learning to code online, 12,000 schools asked our help to teach computer science, and 25,000 software engineers volunteered too! We've connected thousands of schools with opportunities and helped set up hundreds of classes."
In a piece in The Atlantic from last year, Marvin described why it is so important for younger generations to learn this skill:
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