Ever heard the word “coding” and thought, “Hey, that’s for tech geeks. That’s not my forte.” Well, think again.
Ever heard the word “coding” and thought, “Hey, that’s for tech geeks. That’s not my forte.” Well, think again. One advocacy group believes the skill can be the key to a career path that’s not as difficult—or boring—as some may think. And it’s one that can be applied to any industry you can think of.
Code.org, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing computer programming education and awareness, has launched a series of PSAs, one in particular highlighting a valuable, not-so-complicated skill that “90% of schools don’t teach,” but one that could lead to a lucrative professional journey. In fact, it’s a skill that has taken people like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft heavyweight Bill Gates to the heights of historic innovation and cool inventions. Even Miami Heat baller Chris Bosh has experience with coding and advocates for tech education.
“Coding is something that can be learned. I know it can be intimidating—a lot of things are intimidating—but… what isn’t?” Bosh says.
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