Tuesday Trivia

Community Leader
Registered: 04-22-2003
Tuesday Trivia
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Mon, 03-25-2013 - 8:53pm

If your kid wants to learn to write computer code, I would say encourage him or her.  One 17-year-old just sold his app for $30 million to Yahoo.  Is that crazy or what?

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/la-fi-tn-nick-daloisio-17-suddenly-rich-famous-after-yahoo-buys-summly-20130325,0,1846704.story

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Registered: 08-15-2005
Tue, 03-26-2013 - 5:58pm

OMG....that is nuts!  Wow!  I would definitely encourage it!  Wink

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Community Leader
Registered: 04-22-2003
Tue, 03-26-2013 - 6:23pm

Seems like it should be required for high school kids based on the projected need for the next couple of decades, but both of my big kids got by without taking any computer classes - seems nuts to me.  How would they know if it's something they might enjoy or have an aptitude for if they never try?

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