Is Learning to Code a Waste of Time?

Been getting asked this a lot more lately:

“Will robots replace developers? Is learning to code a waste of time?”

Let me tell you a story.

You remember The Grid?

It was this thing that came out a few years back. The big hoopla was is it was using AI to build you a website. These days, you add AI or “machine learning” to anything and everybody starts getting a big har– well, you know.

And, this thing was going to obsolete developers.

I got asked this all the time.

They ran a massive Facebook ad campaign.

Everywhere you looked, their ad popped up.

And, it had a lot of devs freaked out.

Well, it’s been a few years now. The Grid is still around. Maybe even doing well. But, it’s not that big of thing. And, us devs haven’t been thrown in the scrap heap. In fact, there probably hasn’t been a better time to be a dev.

There’s more opportunity than ever.

So, meh.

Call me Doubting John, but I’m gonna have to see it to believe it when it comes to AI and programming. I’m sure it’ll happen someday. But, I don’t think it’s any time soon. In the meantime, there’s still a ton of opportunity.

But, don’t get so caught up in worrying about the future…

That you miss the opportunities in the present.

Anyhoo, if you wanna speed up your learning curve and get in before the robots take over the world and turn us all into batteries, give my library of coding courses a whirl. PHP, OOP, form-building, Upwork and a whole lot more.

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Even an AI could figure out that’s a no-brainer (haha, get it… ha. Ok, I’ll stop).

See ya over there: https://www.skillshare.com/r/user/johnmorris

Later,

John

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JOHN MORRIS

I’m a 15-year veteran of freelance web development. I’ve worked with bestselling authors and average Joe’s next door. These days, I focus on helping other freelancers build their freelance business and their lifestyles.

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