danah boyd on teens and 21st century work
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
A programmer would submit a program on punch cards and wait hours for it to compile. Instead of coding, programmers built apps by mashing up shared packages of code. Programming became communal, sharing replaced building from scratch, and programmers migrated to co-working spaces. To tell her friends about breaking up with her boyfriend, she references a song from Life of Brian, Always look on the bright side of life.