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  • Anne Burdick

    Love this. Too bad the title is simply not GOOD. The provocation is based on a cultural prejudice that older people cannot learn new things. Imagine how it would be perceived if it said "If a girl can learn to code, what's your problem?"

  • Jsnlcouture

    This is actually pretty cool! Its a great way to introduce something that so many think is too complex and offering it in small portions. Practice makes perfect. Great post !!

    • Leslie Aaronson

      Thanks so much! That is the point - to demystify coding. Hope you check it out - we like the one from

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    I plan on working on stuff on the Codeacademy site this winter break! I really want to empower myself to learn more HTML!

    • Liz Dwyer

      That's great! You should try the Hour of Code this week--it's really surprising how quickly you can catch on to everything.