209: Distraction, Willpower, Creative Coding | Spark with Nora Young | CBC Radio

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This week on Spark – Getting things done! Can you outsource your willpower? Is there a way to make a plan and stick to it? Also, designing civil discourse online, and learning to code. . . creatively!

Lina Gordaneer‘s insight:

I heard the latter part of this episode yesterday and was very intrigued. As someone who is teaching herself how to code and feels like it is a field where young people should at least have a basic understanding, Diana Kimball’s argument for coding to be taught in liberal arts programs struck a cord with me. I think that a lot of people think of the word”code” the way some people think of the word “math” – that is as something you must running away from screaming. Many people forget that coding is a language- one that you can manipulate like words or paint in order to make something new.

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