Coding != Magic

“But coding is not magic. It is a technical skill, akin to carpentry. Learning to build software does not make you any more immune to the forces of American capitalism than learning to build a house. Whether a coder or a carpenter, capital will do what it can to lower your wages, and enlist public institutions towards that end.”

–from “Tech’s push to teach coding isn’t about kids’ success – it’s about cutting wages” (https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/sep/21/coding-education-teaching-silicon-valley-wages)

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