Learning and the Importance of Why

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I was in middle school in the mid-80’s when I got my first taste of computer programming. Although we were only tasked with writing small programs in BASIC, I was intrigued. Programming satiated both the logical side of my brain and the creative. Despite a strong desire to continue learning, it was the 80’s and I wouldn’t have a personal computer for another 10 years. By then I was fully immersed in another career. As time went…