Episode 128: George Hudson is a former United States Air Force sergeant turned software programmer. The military taught George leadership, organizational skills, and the importance of continuous professional training. He made the switch to computer programming to spend more time with his family and open the door for more opportunity. George launched Kids Who Code at the Turing School of Software and Design in 2015. - Kids that code - Teach for America Veterans - Scratch language my MIT to teach code - Ruby Language - We teach Agile Courses to produce the MVP - The waterfall approach https://www.turing.io/
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