Wednesday, January 23, 2013

A New Group Aims to Make Programming Cool - NYTimes.com

Growing opportunities for (a shrinking population of) computer science students
"Lesley Chilcott, a producer of the documentaries “Waiting for ‘Superman’” and “An Inconvenient Truth,” is making the film.
Mr. Partovi’s nonprofit is part of a much wider push by the technology industry to figure out how to train more people in computer science at a young age. While bitter rivals like Microsoft and Google don’t agree on a lot of things, one topic on which they do is the alarming mismatch between the relatively small number of Americans being trained in computer science and the employment opportunities that await them."
A New Group Aims to Make Programming Cool - NYTimes.com
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