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Why is programming so hard?

I have been reflecting recently on what it was like to learn to program. The problem is, I don’t clearly remember: I do remember that there was a time when I was no good at it. When I could type a program in from INPUT or wherever, and if it ran correctly I was golden. […]

Intra-curricular activities

I’m apparently fascinated by the idea of defining curricula for learning programming. I’ve written about how we need to be careful what we try to pay forward from the way we learned in the past, and I’ve talked about how we do need to pay it forward so that the second hundred years see faster […]

One meeellleeon

A teacher recently asked her computing class if there was any question they would like to ask me. One of the students came up with a question: how could they make a million pounds? I think my answer would be one of these: Facebook has order of a billion users and is worth order of […]