You might have seen this floating around recently:
I thought it would be interesting to learn a new skill myself so I signed up at Code Academy and chose the language I wanted to learn, Java, and started. It has been a fun and addicting project. I'm currently only 20% done but I do a little each day.You also earn little badges as you hit certain points, and they are, interestingly enough, exciting to get.
Here's a screen shot of one I got:
I plan on learning as many languages as I can, why not? It's free! Have you learned to code?