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Comment: There is truth in his question. (Score 2) 281

Teaching coding to elementary/primary school children may not be helpful. A good portion of them may not yet grasp the perquisites necessary to understand logic for conditionals. If there are more crucial learning deficits like reading or arithmetic, then it's better to focus on them first.

Comment: Re:Yeah, no. (Score 1) 413

by Culture20 (#49765313) Attached to: What AI Experts Think About the Existential Risk of AI

we've had quite a few very high intelligences in our society over time. None of them have posed an "existential crisis" for the the planet, the the human race, or my cats.

Only because the Vice Presidential Action Rangers stopped them from creating a singularity with the LHC. And that was when they were led by Biden but before they restored Gygax with the vampire bacillus.

Comment: Warning: RAID 0 (Score 2, Interesting) 226

by Culture20 (#49742991) Attached to: Linux 4.0 Has a File-System Corruption Problem, RAID Users Warned
RAID 0 is unstable to begin with. Medium case scenario here (for legitimate use) is some data gets corrupted on a compute node. Run the program on two nodes; if you get the same result on both, that result is probably fine. If you're running RAID0 on any filesystem that isn't temporary or at least easily replaceable, you're doing it wrong.

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