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Comment Educational singularities. (Score 1) 265

"Code.org has released infographics and a video to explain why students should be taught to code in school.

I'm sure I'm going to offend quite a few, but in the grand scheme of things, why that particular set of skills? We could be teaching people other, just as important, fields, so why single out coding?

COMPASS [for the CDC-6000 series] is the sort of assembler one expects from a corporation whose president codes in octal. -- J.N. Gray