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Comment Ridiculous promise, but still cool for newbies. (Score 1) 688 688

Programming is a great discipline. It's not my main gig anymore, but I still write widgets and utilities to help with the various other crap I do. Good for CodeAcademy (or whatever the hell it's called). Javascript is as good a place to start as any.

Comment Re:How is that possible? (Score 1) 803 803

Read the news much? Local businesses all around OWS have suffered greatly, because regular customers (y'know, the ones with money) don't want to come down and hang out cheek-by-jowl with the protesters. And crime ranging from petty theft, to vandalism, to sexual assault and more, have been increasing steadily over the past few weeks.

Save energy: Drive a smaller shell.