Being good at "math" correlates with being a good programmer: nope. Learning relevant math can make you a better programmer: totally.
passion for particular technologies is a liability, more than anything else passion makes people loyal to things they should question
While this letter to Apple's customers sounds good, it also plays into the common narrative that government is bad, corporations are good.
Next Saturday, May 10th. @CoderDojoBerlin. Mentors wanted. Especially German-speaking ones. Programming. With kids. Tell. Your. Friends. \o/
Just because something is easy doesn't mean it doesn't take time.