Linked by David Adams on Sun 8th May 2011 04:15 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Well-known game developer David Braben is a little bit fed up with the state of computer science education these days, which seems to have shifted away from learning programming to some sort of computer-oriented "life skills" class. As the father of eleven and nine year-old boys, I can attest that so far, despite a massive investment on the part of their school in computer equipment, their computer education has consisted mostly of "play this math game" and "don't be victimized by cyber-perverts." Braben's idea to stem this tide: a very, very cheap computer that students can learn to program on.
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RE[4]: Scope
by Neolander on Sun 8th May 2011 12:31 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Scope"
Neolander
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You and others on this thread make me feel guilty for not planning to teach programming to anyone else than my hypothetic kids in the future, even if I know I could w_w

Edited 2011-05-08 12:32 UTC

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