Technology is the present and future of today’s society. It’s getting so big that elementary and middle schools are beginning to offer “Intro to Coding” for their students to get an early grasp on computer languages that will become a necessity to get ahead in the world.

Last Friday, Brian FanzoGabe Koscky (, Meghan Murphy (, April Kyle Nassi (, Ben Van ‘T Ende ( and myself joined as panelists. We shared our insights on what it takes to get a grasp in a tech-heavy world; how people who aren’t tech-savvy can still connect to those are; and how to build solid, valuable tech communities.