jun 022012
The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 1:  Fu...

The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms (Photo credit: mrbill)

Among programmers, a movement is forming around this idea. Shereef Bishay, founder of San Francisco-based Developer Bootcamp, believes that coding is destined to become a new form of widespread literacy within the next 20 to 30 years.

Everybody should learn to code, he says, because machine/human and machine/machine interaction is becoming as ubiquitous as human/human interaction. Those who don’t know how to code soon will be in the same position as those who couldn’t read or write 200 years ago.

Read more via Computer Programming for All: A New Standard of Literacy.

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