- Friends Don’t Let Friends Take Education Advice From Peter Thiel – Peter Thiel's experiment is certainly raising hackles here and there. It will be interesting to see how it plays out. I do agree with his "education bubble" thesis, but I don't know that his experiment makes sense or will prove anything.
- Ruby for kids – I haven't tried it out yet but this site is building good buzz for helping kids unleash their inner developer.
Posts Tagged programming
- 150 Geeky Media People You Should Be Following on Twitter | GeekDad | Wired.com – An interesting list. Who knows, if I add some of these (John Cleese) maybe I will find my Twitter feed worth following again…
- KODU Game Lab – Microsoft has a new tool for your budding game developers at home…
- Technology Review: Market Watch: Convergence Is King – On in a series of articles Tech Review has on "The Future of Media". Convergence marches on. A great summary quote from the article: "The key technical characteristic of what works is the ability to facilitate consumers' desire to read, watch, or listen to any content they want, anywhere, anytime."
- Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python – An educational diversion for the budding computer programmers in your family!