Programming. This word may bring to mind many things — high-tech computers, complex coding and (for me at least) a mysterious world of unintelligible languages. What it does not normally make me think of are 4-year-olds.

Brian Love and Nobuko Miwa, however, are on a mission to change this. The pair run Coding Lab Japan, which offers a curriculum inspired by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to children ranging in age from 4 to 17.

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