Tim Cook said that learning programming is more important than learning a second language like English. He made this remark during a visit to French President Emmanuel Macron in France. Mr Macron is also advocate for higher fees for technology companies in Europe.
"If I was a 10-year-old French student, I thought programming would be more important to me than learning English," Cook says, "but I think you can not learn English. It's the language you use to express you for the 7 billion people in the world. "
"I think programming should be taught in all public schools around the world."
Of course, there is a desire to have a world familiar with Tim Cook's programming. He is a technical company based on an ever-growing talent pole.
But you can pay attention to this as learning programming increases your chances of earning a good salary. According to a recent Glassdoor study, more than a third of high paying jobs in the United States are now computer programming jobs.
But Tim Cook also said that the benefits do not end there: "This is a language everyone needs, not just programmers. It's for all of us."
"Creativity is the goal." Programming is just one way to let us do it. powerful technology like today. "
Economic life / CNBC