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[7]: Scope
by Thom_Holwerda on Sun 8th May 2011 20:09 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Scope"
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Weeeeell I'm not going to take this discussion any further because I'm a massive prude (I'm not kidding). Have fun though ;) .

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