Are you ready for an exciting career that will put you on the forefront of technological innovation? Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates explains in this video the importance of computer programming—a skill taught in Chattahoochee Technical College’s Computer Information Systems program under Business and Technical Studies.
As one of the best and most famous computer programmers today, Bill Gates has a unique perspective on the subject. He states that though programming may not need to be as much a part of schools’ curricula as literacy or mathematics, it’s still an important skill for people of all ages to learn. Understanding how computers work allows you to understand and envision what they might be capable of, which is essential for a programmer. Innovations in the programming world have made it much more interesting and accessible for the younger generation.