Mike Brown: Google wants to encourage more kids to learn how to write computer programs.
Monday’s "doodle" — a special logo design placed on Google’s homepage — is the first one ever to feature a programmable game.
The design is aimed at marking Computer Science Education Week, a global event that encourages classrooms to participate in an hour of coding.
It also marks 50 years since the first kid-focused programming languages launched.
The doodle allows users to program an animated bunny, using simple block-based commands to list out instructions on how it should move.
It starts off simple, with just…