The latest thing you can watch on YouTube or Twitch, a site where you can watch other people play video games, isn't a League of Legends match or a Starcraft championship. Instead, it's a dude, sitting in his house in Russia, staring at a black screen, writing thousands of lines of Python as he tries to create a new search engine.
Welcome to the âworld of Watch People Code, a premise which couldn't possibly be any more straightforward and is exactly what it sounds like. It's an idea that hasn't exactly taken off yet, but that has at least gotten a bit of a following. The associated subreddit that it grew out of has garnered nearly 5,000 subscribers in less than a month, and at any given time, you can, well, watch someone code.
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