Who will be considered literate in the 21st century?

“Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn.“ Stephen Hawking Our brightest students are no longer questioning the usefulness of the content they are taught at school but are seeking out what […]

‘The Two Cultures Problem’

I highly recommend you watch this great talk by Bill Thompson on “The Two Cultures Problem”: OpenTech 2009. It is an exploration of the great divide between those who read ‘code’ and understand the impact of digital technologies, with those who don’t. If you are not familiar with CP Snow’s 1959 lecture that Bill Thompson, who […]