With technology becoming ever more intertwined into every aspect of our daily lives, there is no doubt that this is society’s trajectory for the indefinite future. Whether one’s interests, hobbies, or professional career are directly related to technology or not, there is undoubtedly a piece of software, mobile application, or at least an online community directly related to it. Given the pride of place that technology currently inhabits in our lives, there are many arguments for encouraging more people to learn the fundamentals of coding and increase overall digital literacy. This article will give some examples of how learning to code can enrich one’s life, regardless of whether it is a chosen career path.
for marketing purposes, there is an indispensable benefit to knowing how the technology works and how online users are potentially being manipulated. Knowing what goes into technology can go a long way in better discerning good companies, technologies, and platforms, from those with less than altruistic intentions.
Additionally, if you are interested in developing an app or software for business or personal purposes, more of an understanding of even the basic principles will help better articulate your vision to developers you may hire. Increased digital fluency is a win-win situation for everyone.