It's a big challenge, but one I completely support, programming is becoming established in schools at last, hopefully future geographers will see the development of new tools as the truly creative process it is.
Discoveries in many scientific disciplines are the result of the development of new tools, as Geographers we should not forget this and think about how we can build our new telescopes, the universe of geographic big data needs exploring.
Why Geographers Should Learn to Code · Alex Singleton
Why Geographers Should Learn to Code. 04 Jan 2014 Alex Singleton press Tweet this! This article is published in the January 2014 issue of Geographical Magazine – page 77. In my opinion, a geography curriculum should require students to learn how to code, ensuring that they’re equipped for a …