The next big blue collar job is coding

Via Wired:

Politicians routinely bemoan the loss of good blue-collar jobs. Work like that is correctly seen as a pillar of civil middle-class society. And it may yet be again. What if the next big blue-collar job category is already here—and it’s programming?

I couldn’t agree more with this article. There are ranges in every profession, but development is filled with rich opportunities that more people could benefit from with the proper support.