Coding, creativity, and the future of work | Jason Madar | TEDxLangaraCollege

A talk about the importance of teaching our kids how to code, how it will affect their creativity and the future work they can expect. Jason Madar is an educator, leader, academic, and software developer with over 20 years of experience.

Balancing his career between academia and industry, Jason have been involved with developing large scale, mission critical software systems in finance, mining, and education. At the same time, he was able to maintain a steady flow of research publications. His work can be found in prestigious scientific journals such as Nature Biotechnology, and in various internationally recognized IEEE and ACM conferences. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at