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Coding the future: the tech kids solving life’s problems – The Guardian

They’re too young to vote or drive. But meet the children writing computer programs to track our health and wellbeing, choose a new school… and even how to cheat…

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Adarsh Ambati, 15, San Jose, California
I started getting interested in coding when I was about 11. I joined a local community lab where biologists and computer scientists come together and conduct experiments. I wanted to join the lab because my brother was really into biology and at the time I wanted to be exactly like him. I was too young to participate in the experiments, so my mentor pushed me more towards coding.
Then a couple of years ago my mum had a third-degree heart block and had to go…

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