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Slashdot Launches User Achievements

Diordna Re:Remember Gmail? (1582 comments)

"Real" does not equal "permanent."

more than 5 years ago
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RIP the Campus Computer Lab, 1960-2009

Diordna Re:Printing (571 comments)

...I know from experience that it's a lot easier to get work done in a distraction-free computer lab, compared to a noisy dorm room.

I, on the other hand, find it easier to get work done in a distraction-free dorm room than in a noisy computer lab.

more than 5 years ago
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Best Introduction To Programming For Bright 11-14-Year-Olds?

Diordna Re:Try Python. (962 comments)

I also suggest Python. You can Just Write Code like in BASIC, the syntax is simple, it also has all the major OO language features, and is well-supported. It has a bunch of libraries that let you do fun things like make games (see the pyglet library).

more than 5 years ago

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