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Comment: Re:Got mimedefang? (Score 1) 473

by Ryukotsusei (#33528950) Attached to: New Email Worm Squirming Through Windows Users' Inboxes
It's not even that. The one we have at work was basically, here is the file you requested, with a link to some file sharing website link to a pdf file. Except if you looked at the address it wasn't even the right site. I got about 10 emails today with the "here you have" subject line, as well as 2 emails from people screaming not to open any suspicious emails. Yet I keep getting them..

Comment: It is pretty basic ideas (Score 2, Insightful) 474

by Ryukotsusei (#26219745) Attached to: ACM Urges Obama To Include CS In K-12 Core
Some schools have Lego Mindstorms, which have a primitive programming system. I mean, it's not hat hard to teach stuff like conditionals, loops, object, etc. The idea of anything taught at this level is to familiarize the student for higher-level work. We do spend 4 years teaching algebra, after all.

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