Ever wonder what it’s like for Bill Gates to teach you programming? Well, you’ll be able to get the answer in December.
As a part of Computer Science Education Week in December, Code.org is organizing an “Hour of Code” to try to get people hooked on computer science. Tutorials for the hour will be provided by a number of tech luminaries, including Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Dropbox CEO Drew Houston.
To get access to a tutorial, you’ll have to be a part of a school class or community organization participating in the Hour of Code. But it’s not restricted to only school kids in a computer lab–Code.org is quite clear that anyone between the ages of 6 and 80 have the necessary tools to take part.
If you want to organize an Hour of Code session, you’ll get a number of benefits, including 10 GB of free Dropbox space, as well as the chance to get your class on a conference call with Gates, according to a post to the Official Microsoft Blog.
If you want more information on the Hour of Code, check out Computer Science Education Week’s website. Code.org was started earlier this year by twin brothers Hadi and Ali Partovi. Hadi Partovi, who formerly worked at TellMe, iLike and Microsoft, lives in Seattle.