Learning new skills – The prisoners trying to code their way to a better life

Check out this rare glimpse inside of San Quentin state prison (filmed and reported by the BBC) where a select group of inmates are learning how to code.

San Quentin state prison in California has begun a ground-breaking program to teach prisoners how to code.

Eighteen inmates have been selected to take part in a six month course which teaches them essential web coding languages and aims to make them more employable when they leave prison.

The BBC’s North America Technology Correspondent Richard Taylor reports.

Story here: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-31359126

San Quentin Prisoners Learning to Code
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