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Want To Get Kids Interested In Programming? Teach Them Computer History 200

Posted by timothy
from the nostalgia-works dept.
An anonymous reader writes "With poor IT teaching putting kids off pursuing a career in the computing it is time to look for a new approach. Taking kids back to the time of computing pioneers like John Von Neumann and the first machines — the likes of the Z3, the Eniac and the Colossus — would both inspire them and help get over the fundamentals about how computers work, argues silicon.com."
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Want To Get Kids Interested In Programming? Teach Them Computer History

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