The University of YouTube
According to a recent article in TechCrunch (and...well, everybody everywhere) the landscape of education is changing, particularly when it comes to web development. Because of the rapid development of technologies, institutions are finding it hard to keep up with recent innovations. Turns out the sluggish pace at which they incorporate new curriculum just isn’t fast enough to give new programmers a competitive edge. Enter the personalized online video giant YouTube, and suddenly education just got a whole lot more responsive. Spoiler alert: It’s gamified!
So how might this affect how technology companies consider the hiring process? Will degrees from established and accredited institutions that potentially get bogged down in the bureaucratic process be worth as much?
School us in the comments section on what it really takes to be a knowledgeable and effective programmer. And do it IN CODE.