Explaining Python to kids

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    01 Feb 2023

    • computers only understand 0s and 1s (because they are built with transistors, which are either on/1 or off/0)
    • Python is a programming language that is easy to read and write for humans
    • it's like a translator from human readable/writable language to computer native "language"
    • it's a set of instructions that the computer needs to follow to do something
    • it's really just a bunch of text files with a different file extension (.py) that the computer reads and executes line by line