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The Changing Image of the Tech Prodigy

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

The preconceived image the average person has of a web developer has changed in recent years: From lonely geek living in his mother’s basement lit only by the flickering light of a dozen haphazardly stacked CRT’s to the dashing Mark Zuckerberg-esque college students trying to mirror his success with varying results. This is a step in the right direction as far as I’m concerned but, it seems the image may change again: To children. Recently child developers seem to be falling into the news, proving that with dedication and a few hand cramps, anybody can change the face of tech. (more…)