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Meditations on coding and self-transformation

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The Digital Service Academy would compete with Stanford and MIT

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Programmers use the platform to let people see their work and their world

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Cloud-based coding environments like GitHub’s new Codespaces make programming more accessible

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The company is offering free COBOL training and a forum for COBOL engineers

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A computer science professor explains the evolution of coding careers

Margaret H. Hamilton, a pioneering computer scientist and former head of the Software Engineering Division of MIT’s Instrumentation Laboratory. Photo: NurPhoto/Getty Images

Retired engineers are coming to the rescue

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Spend a weekend — or a monthlong at-home break — giving your kids a taste of programming

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Drag-and-drop tools make anyone a maker

A photo of kids on a laptop in class.
A photo of kids on a laptop in class.
Students of a fifth grade of a grammar school use a laptop in class. Photo: Daniel Reinhardt/picture alliance/Getty Images

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