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Learn to Code in One Month

May 8, 2019

Brett Martin teaches Digital Literacy for Decision Makers (with me!) at Columbia University Business School. In this conversation, we share our curriculum, notes, and stories teaching digital literacy to MBAs. 

In this lesson you'll learn: 

  • Brett's definition of digital literacy 
  • How to tell if someone is digitally literate
  • Types of digital literacy 
  • Coding literacy vs. Digital Literacy 
  • The tectonic forces that shape internet culture
  • A brief history of the internet
  • Why MBAs at Columbia University are learning to code

Who is Brett Martin?

Brett Martin is the co-founder and managing partner of Charge Ventures, which works with early-stage companies trying to get funding here in Brooklyn, New York. Brett has quite a legacy of working on some fantastic products. He co-founded a company called Switch, which is a mobile job discovery application, as well as Sonar, an app that I used to use back in the day. He's written for Harvard Business Review and helped launch a little known website called Vice. Yeah, he helped launch the original Vice website. So, he's done quite a few amazing things.

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