Who Programs?

Careers that Program

This video, produced by code.org, includes snippets of people in various careers speaking of the importance of programming. The accompanying page of quotes contains the thoughts of many, many others who have indicated a great need for programming.


Choose one person from the video or the quotes page that you find interesting in some way—perhaps what this person said is interesting, or maybe his/her appearance on a list of people discussing the importance of computer programming is surprising to you.

Discuss with your classmates your choice, including:

  • the person’s name
  • what he/she said, and
  • 2–3 sentences detailing why you find this person’s perspective on programming interesting.