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Meet the People Coding Our World

An interview with Clive Thompson, author of the great new book ‘Coders’

Clive Thompson. Photo: Liz Maney

IImages of computer programmers tend to be charged with stereotypes: the quiet nerd, the punk hacker, the hoodie-wearing loner. But what do we really know about the people who are, more than ever, shaping our lives? As screen times soar and tech continues to replace even the most mundane…




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