programming is terrible: Learning to Code? Get off my lawn.:
"My advice is to ignore the monks in their monasteries, complaining that teaching the plebeians to read and write won’t give us better software. When you ask them how to learn, they will tell you to learn how they did, on awkward and old machinery, in what they describe as character building exercises, and yet at the same time they will dismiss you if you learn for the same reason they did: Curiosity."