Trump Shouldn’t Just Fund NIH – He Should Claim it for His Base

What if the next big blue-collar job was coding? That’s the question posed in a recent Wired story. The author asks, “What if we regarded code not as a high-stakes, sexy affair, but the equivalent of skilled work at a Chrysler plant?” Put into terms a “Trumped up” country would certainly understand, coding clearly needs a PR campaign, not just to make it approachable to blue collar workers, but also so that our president can better grasp the economics of lifting his base. Rhetoric won’t open the coal mine, but one can make a living coding within eyesight of the nearest mine shaft.

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