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Why Is Code So Important?

by The Business Influencer

Written by Chris Meah - School of Code - chris@schoolcode.co.uk


Software is eating the world. Put another way, anything that can be done with software will be done with software… and anything CAN be done with software! We know this - our world runs on code. The phone in your pocket today is more powerful than the computers used to put humans on the moon. Cars have more than 100 million lines of code in, even before they are self-driving! Almost every aspect of our lives has been impacted through code. This is just the beginning. Automation. Robotics. Artificial Intelligence. Code is going to shape and run the world we live in.

This is why knowing how to code is so important. With code, anything is possible. Software is the modern day blank canvas - your imagination and creativity are the limit. In that way, code is similar to art. But at the same time, it is steeped in engineering and science. Rigorous approaches to investigating problems and building useful too...

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