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Learn to code, get a job Young programmers work at an IT company in Romania, where thousands of college graduates enter the tech field yearly. Douglas Rushkoff: Americans should be learning computer code the way we learn mathLearning to code teaches us what programs do, how they're used on us, he says A free Web-based interactive tutorial makes it possibleRushkoff: Programmers in demand; employers hire code-savvy workers from abroad Editor's note: Douglas Rushkoff, who writes regularly for CNN.com, is a media theorist and the author of "Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age" and "Life Inc: How Corporatism Conquered the World and How We Can Take it Back." (CNN) -- This week, New York's Mayor Michael Bloomberg tweeted his intent to learn computer code by the end of the year.
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