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PODCAST: China, the U.S. dollar, and learning to code
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In the past two weeks, we’ve seen the most rapid fall in China’s currency in decades, apparently due to some financial engineering by central bankers in Beijing. But it’s a new week and the “Great Fall” seems to have stopped. The U.S. dollar fell about 0.5 percent on Monday.
Apple is reportedly in talks with the cable and internet giant Comcast about a new streaming and on-demand TV service. According to the Wall Street Journal, Comcast might be persuaded to offered a private instead of a shared channel for all the data required.
And in partnership with the New York Times, we’re exploring the changing face of work in America. Today we take a look at some mid-career switchers who are learning to write software, that is to say, learning to “code.”
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