San Quentin Inmates Write Computer Coding for Start-Ups

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Wearing a blue prison uniform, Chris Schuhmacher sits in a gutted factory building surrounded by the concrete and steel walls of California’s oldest penitentiary, San Quentin. Schuhmacher stares intently at the computer screen in front of him, then types a line of multicolored code, reports the Christian Science Monitor. Schuhmacher is not stamping out license plates or making furniture . . .

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