re: We believe in open-source, so why can't everyone code? VIEW POST

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I'm not saying that everyone should code, I'm saying anyone can be a programmer. If you want to start learning to code, just do it and the world should be open to it.

I'm not talking about the desire to be a programmer or to be a problem solver.

My main point is that we shouldn't disqualify someone as a programmer due to race, gender, sexual orientation, creed, etc. It's discrimination, plain and simple.

What I like about the article above is pointing out the blatant disregard for her credibility because she's female and a model. That's not right.

We should collectively be "open-source" to the idea that, yes, anyone can code.

It doesn't matter if your parents weren't Bill Gates or Steve Jobs.

It doesn't matter if you attended this school or that school.
It doesn't matter if you came from a code camp vs self-taught vs a 4-year university.

That is my point.

 

"Bill Gates or Steve Jobs"
"Open Source"
Something doesn't seem right.
(I know that's not the point, but some Stallman is missing here)

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