Picture this: back in the late 1960′s, when I was in high school, I was at a friend’s house one afternoon after school, and the guy, Robert Fulton, was earnestly trying to teach me the difference between Basic and Fortran computing! It was so over my head, and I just couldn’t grasp any of it. That was the first and last time anyone tried to really teach me code.
Honestly, I still don’t understand it. But I am intimately aware how code impacts business development, whether they are startups or large corporations. I’ve posted about this before. Become a top code ninja, I mean creme de la creme kind of coder, and you can rule the world. Well, maybe not quite, but you get what I’m writing.
This article in Bloomberg is a fantastic overview of what code is all about, and how oldsters in companies deal with it. I’ll leave it at that. It’s a long read, but if you feel like you want to do a serious dive, here’s the link: