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by yabba
Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:41 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Teaching Programming - How will it all work?
Replies: 25
Views: 7927

Re: Teaching Programming - How will it all work?

<t>I'm reminded of 2 things about being at secondary school in the UK, which, from my sons attendance today I don't believe have changed that much.<br/> <br/> 1. Every school has a piano. I never recall any pupil touching it, although I assume an extremely tiny %age may have been granted this privil...
by yabba
Fri Dec 23, 2011 4:19 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?
Replies: 147
Views: 26702

Re: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?

<t>Quote from abishur on December 3, 2011, 14:11<br/> Yeah, I'm not sure if I buy the "it's been around so it's not novel" premise. I mean electricity and light bulbs have been around for a long time but I still couldn't get enough of reading about it as a child. Our first computer was a tandy 286 a...
by yabba
Sat Dec 03, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?
Replies: 147
Views: 26702

Re: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?

<t>impact as in "this could positively change the lives of a whole generation in the same way that the first home computers did". I really do think the project is that important<br/> <br/> Nah, that's never going to happen. The computer is not novel anymore and it won't be again.<br/> <br/> My first...
by yabba
Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:45 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Broadcom reaction to distructive entrepreneurship
Replies: 119
Views: 12608

Re: Broadcom reaction to distructive entrepreneurship

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from 99guspuppet on December 1, 2011, 18:55<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> I think I should have made the title read \"Broadcom reaction to disruptive entrepreneurship\"<br/> <br/> I look forward to the flying fur.[/quote]<br/> <br/> And you teach \"Critical thinking , ethics , use...

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