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. Social networks have become the fabric of the high tech industry. Learning is experiential. You learn from your peers and from doing things.