I am a french student and I am trying to support the idea behind which the act 
of programming could :
- help to become and stay conscious of the virtual environment, of its 
possibilities and of its limits,
- help to build a "self" as a child would do when starting to talk and 
communicate with others, and then through this process,
- help to build communities that understand the implications of the technology 
in their social meetings,
- help finally, to keep an objective view on the purpose of the technology in 
the evolution of societies,

I assume that most of the subjects of the research in the psychology of 
programming is directed with concerns of finding learning methods, 
organizational models and overall better productivity, whereas my quest is in a 
more general way, to find if the act of programming may help people to be 
involve in the development of technology therefore with humanitarian aims (and 
not economic).

I hope I expressed myself clearly.
Thanks for your valuable input.


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