Coders in Congress are still a rare breed

Speaking this past weekend at the Every Second Counts Forum in London, Tim Berners-Lee, the man who created the World Wide Web, shared his strong belief that today’s legislators should know how to code. He was quoted in The Guardian as saying,

“We need more people in parliament who can code, not because we need them to spend their time coding but because they have got to understand how powerful a weapon it is, so that they can make laws that require people to code to make machines behave in different ways.”

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