Obama, Shakira, Zuckerberg and many other public figures promote Hour of Code initiative

Himanshu Arora

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This year's Computer Science Education Week is getting special attention as top celebrities, corporate heads, sports personalities and politicians (including the US President Barack Obama and the House Majority Leader, Eric Cantor) have come out in support of Hour of...

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They should be promoting math instead of programming, seeing as how the US is dead last in that regard. Besides, you aren't going to get anywhere as a programmer without some higher math. But that's not sexy enough I suppose.


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I think it's better to introduce people to coding and then offer math as a tool to solve their coding problems. I enjoy my CS major cannot wait to get to the upper division classes.
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