Porque é que queremos os informáticos a dar aulas nos cursos de ciências humanas e sociais:

Why all our kids should be taught how to code

Kids need to know about: algorithms (the mathematical recipes that make up programs); cryptography (how confidential information is protected on the net); machine intelligence (how services such as YouTube, NetFlix, Google and Amazon predict your preferences); computational biology (how the genetic code works); search (how we find needles in a billion haystacks); recursion (a method where the solution to a problem depends on solutions to smaller instances of the same problem); and heuristics (experience-based techniques for problem-solving, learning, and discovery).
… But in the end most of those schools gave up teaching Logo and moved backwards to training kids to use Microsoft Word.

John Naughton : GuardianWhy all our kids should be taught how to code

O título (do post) vem daqui: Douglas Rushkoff:  Program or Be Programmed

“Seguiremos informando” (aqui:  Programa ou serás programado: “magia” ou linha de comandos (nau dos mantimentos)

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