Programming, Education, and the American Dream

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February 10, 2015

Programming, Education, and the American Dream

Programming, Education, and the American Dream by Liz
Published November 18, 2014 in Programming

The learn to code movement has popularized the idea that coding is a skill everyone can learn. It's the American dream: learn the desirable skill and you'll succeed financially. I'll discuss the history of the American Dream, how new programming education endeavors have repackaged it, and how the lack of awareness and analysis of this privileged rhetoric is damaging our culture and workforce.

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Liz

February 10, 2015
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