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Honestly, I've found when I give kid presentations just telling them you do computer stuff is pretty impressive by itself. I think demystifying the world around them, letting them know that it's not magic that powers their phones, but actual people who had to build all of the stuff that works for them, has been a huge way to get them to be more curious.

I think rather than wowing them, I'd hope they'd walk away and be able to feel like "this is something I can do.." because unlike being an FBI agent, it's something they could start doing now. They could start using Glitch and be making stuff tonight. That's huge.




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