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Should Africans Learn to Code?

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    Randomly clicking through Singularity Hub as I do from time to time, I happened on an article by someone named Nathaniel Calhoun, titled “Future of Wo
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    Duncanscottwilson
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    Thanks for taking the time to enter into that discussion. wonderful reply 🙂

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    William L. Benzon
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    If that young African was eager to code, then maybe learning to do so would improve his logic and math skills. In fact, maybe it’s one of the best ways to do so. The late Seymour Pappert found that teaching children to code facilitated their capacity for abstract thought.

    Moreoever, I’m a bit bothered by the almost automatic association of programming with math. The relationship is at best a tricky one.

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