These Services Help Kids Shape the Future Through Code
Updated: Apr 5, 2022
Today's children will be the ones who build tomorrow's internet. These services want to make sure that future is inclusive.
WHETHER YOU CALL it the metaverse, megaverse, or multiverse, our future selves will undoubtedly live in a world mixed with real and virtual experiences that is unlike anything we know today. And that future will be built on the backbone of unfathomable amounts of code.
As much as I’d like to believe that code is infallible and unbiased, it’s not. Coders are human, and for the last 40 years those humans have been primarily white men. Even today, 65 percent of computer programmers are white (non-Hispanic), and the nonprofit group Girls Who Code reports only 22 percent of computer programmers identify as female.