Virtual Worlds Are Trade Schools In Disguise

Second Life, Minecraft, Roblox Collectively Taught More People To Code Than America’s Top Universities Have

Hunter Walk
3 min readFeb 18, 2023

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Almost all my Gen X peers had some lightbulb experience as a child with their first personal computer. Whether command line, or graphic design, or playing a game and wanting to know what made it work that way, the beige box transformed our lives. How fortunate to be born at a specific time and place and privilege!

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Hunter Walk

You’ll find me @homebrew , Seed Stage Venture Fund w @satyap . Previously made products at YouTube, Google & SecondLife. Married to @cbarlerin .