Programmer Defends Plan To Teach Homeless Man To Code

Called insensitive by some


A software engineer wants to teach the homeless how to code, namely, a particular man he passes on his way to work every morning.

"It's that feeling you get when you know the waiter, the cashier, the janitor is in the wrong place—they are smart, brilliant even. This is my attempt to fix one of those lost pieces," 23-year-0ld Patrick McConlogue wrote this week in a post on Medium.