Rivers Cuomo of Weezer take online Harvard coding courses, writes band software

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There are mythical rockstar coders, and then there are …. rock stars who actually write code.

I call your attention to Techcrunch, which has a piece interviewing Rivers Cuomo of Weezer about his side hustle as a programming student. Apparently he’d long been a spreadsheet-head, and it got him curious about programming — so he started taking Harvard’s online computer-science classes, and began writing software to help manage various aspects of songwriting and running Weezer. — Read the rest