I have trouble relating when people describe themselves as not a 'computer person', or otherwise treat computing as some sort of black box magic.
It seems obvious to me that computers and programming knowledge can extend human cognition and agency just as much as reading and math.
I'm sure both those domains were thought of as an academic field unnecessary to the commoner for a long time. I think thats were computing is today.
@zacharius Just consider the time investments that led to you being a computer person, and how much of your life relates to computers and other computer people.
A lot of people just other investment strategies. For example, learning computers would be useful for me if I accepted discarding 90% of my current life, and I don't feel young enough for that.
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