“We’re hoping to modernize the curriculum to make coding easier to teach,” said Hadi Partovi, creator of Code.org.
“What’s cooler: music or computer programming?” I asked Will.i.am, one of the founding members of the iconic hip hop band Black Eyed Peas. “Coding,” he replied instantly. “By about 10 times. A trillion times.”
Three female entrepreneurs have developed a website and interactive book called My First Website, which teaches kids to code.