A delightful way to teach kids about computers | Linda Liukas

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Computer code is the next universal language, and its syntax will be limited only by the imaginations of the next generation of programmers. Linda Liukas is helping to educate problem-solving kids, encouraging them to see computers not as mechanical, boring and complicated but as colorful, expressive machines meant to be tinkered with. In this talk, she invites us to imagine a world where the Ada Lovelaces of tomorrow grow up to be optimistic and brave about technology and use it to create a new world that is wonderful, whimsical and a tiny bit weird.

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25 thoughts on “A delightful way to teach kids about computers | Linda Liukas

  1. there is a huge shift in the way education can happen today thanks to paramahamsa nithyananda, an avatar, who is reviving the vedic tradition practiced thousands of years ago…people used the manifestation of powers to tap in to the cosmic intelligence for answering questions related to logic and even for creative abilities. The practice is all about feeling oneness with the cosmic intelligence, kids have already started expressing these extraordinary powers in the Nithyananda Gurukul!

  2. She loves what she does. That's what I thought throughout the entire talk. She's lucky to have found a way to do what she loves for a living. And her students are lucky to have found a teacher who teaches with such passion. The perfect classroom!

  3. Great talk. I wish I was taught coding when I was at school. I'm currently teaching myself, doing bits here and there. Coding and programming is the backbone for many jobs nowadays in such an age where our lives revolve around tech.

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