Learning to Learn

There used to be professions, and I suppose there still are, where one could complete a curriculum that would cover almost anything that they might have to do throughout their career. One could, for the most part, be trained to do a set of tasks and repeat them over and over until retirement. That type of work is rarer these days. Repetitive tasks tend to get automated and we humans are left to do the tough stuff – you know, thinking. I believe this is becoming true in most modern professions, but nowhere is it more in-your-face than in the world of programming.

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