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“Programming is a means to an end, not an end in itself. You should be trying to do as little of it as possible to make the thing that you want.”
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People who work with code leave messages with each update they make. These are their (short) stories.
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The executive director of Northwestern’s Knight News Innovation Lab says j-schools need to teach students to be open-minded about their skills — and that means learning at least the basics of programming.
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Plus: The debate over coding for laypeople, Twitter’s new email digests, and everything else that went on this week in media and tech. Mark Coddington
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It’s great that it’s gotten easier for non-programmers to write code and build things. But that doesn’t mean we should forget the merits of weirder, whimsical, gloriously impractical approaches. Jacob Harris
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News companies have moved from print dollars to digital dimes to mobile pennies. Now, with the highly anticipated launch of the Apple Watch, the screens are getting even smaller. How are smart publishers thinking about the right way to serve users and maintain their attention on smartwatches?
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Instead of just publishing to their own websites, news organizations are being asked to publish directly to platforms they don’t control. Is the hunt for readers enough to justify losing some independence?
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