Perfect reason why the Academy is important

This quote nailed it for me and underscores why a 60 year old business man is taking these courses. This quote is from Tim O’Reilly (kind of famous programmer.

“Every working scientist today is a programmer,” he adds. “Programming can make a journalist more successful, programming can make a marketer more successful, programming can make a salesperson more successful, programming can make an HR person more successful. Having technical literacy is on the same level as being good at reading, writing, and speaking.”

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