In a thought provoking article, The End of Code, Wired writer Jason Tanz explains why you will not need to understand how to code to get computers to perform useful tasks for you. This statement pretty much summarizes the article:
Programming won’t be the sole domain of trained coders who have learned a series of arcane languages. It’ll be accessible to anyone who has ever taught a dog to roll over.
What he does not explain precisely are the pieces that will make this work. If you have been following my blog you know what some of those pieces are. If you want to know the others be sure to stay tuned.
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