Table Topics today addressed our attitudes about technical literacy, the way our club web site is used, and ways the web site could serve the needs of the club better. I’d like to hear additional thoughts from the members who were present and opinions from members who were not. I led off with this question
In an interview with the PBS NewsHour, Jaron Lanier said
If you think about the “Avatar” movie, which many people are enjoying, imagine, in 10 years, that you will be able to make up stuff at that level of intensity yourself. And I think, in 10 years, no kid who can’t make up something like “Avatar” in an afternoon is going to be able to get a date. And I think that is going to be just great.
Do you feel the need for increased technical literacy in your life? What demands do you think this need for technical literacy creates for our club and for the Toastmasters program in general?
If you want more to think about, read Adda Birner asking Are you too old to learn to code? at Medium or consider this short clip from Steve Jobs
Please leave your thoughts in a comment.