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Zuckerberg, Gates, Will.I.Am Encourage Students to Code
[http://6.mshcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Zuck-coding.jpg]>Some of the biggest names in tech and Hollywood have joined forces in a new video for Code.org>, a non-profit focused on computer programming education, to encourage students to take coding classes.
Entrepreneurs like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Square founder Jack Dorsey and Microsoft founder Bill Gates open up about how they got started coding. Zuckerberg says he started coding when he was in sixth grade because he wanted to make “something that was fun for myself and my sisters.” Bill Gates started coding in his teens and wrote a program to play tic-tac-toe.
As the video shows, it’s not just techies who code. Chris Bosh from the Miami Heat says he took programming classes in college…
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Facebook claimed 995m active users, as of June 2012. Twitter has about 500m users, and YouTube, owned by Google, says it has 800m visitors each month, watching 4bn hours of video. Renren, a Chinese social media site, claims 157m active accounts.
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