Sunday, August 26, 2012

mildly relevant: a cost to critical thinking ..?

from "business guy to programmer - the good, the bad, and the ugly" @ crowdcademy.
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I've also discovered that learning to code can have a big impact on your personality. Coding uses a lot of thinking patterns that I hadn't really used since my math and statistics classes in college, and even back then not in this intensity. As a result I've become more focused, more logical and smarter. But I've also become more detached from everyday life and less fun to hang out with.
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after reading that, i imagined homer simpson shoving a crayon up his nose.

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