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Submission + - It's Programmer Day - What Are You Going To Do? (i-programmer.info) 1

mikejuk writes: As well as being Friday the 13th, today is also Programmer Day. Instead of regarding it as a lighthearted joke, or an opportunity to have some fun, perhaps we should take it more seriously..Given the ongoing debate about getting the general public to code and learn some computer science, perhaps we could make use of it to get some programming ideas into the wider world. Perhaps the commercialization of Programmer Day by a greeting card company would be a good idea — as long as the cards contained some nugget of programming or computer science.
Yes, this is an opportunity we are letting slip by.
What are your suggestions for using Programmer day to get people involved and to improve our image?

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