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Comment: Raspberry Pi? (Score 1) 213 213

by jlgreer1 (#48152549) Attached to: Microsoft, Facebook Declare European Kids Clueless About Coding, Too
What about Raspberry Pi. It has done an awful lot to expand educational opportunities in Europe and the rest of the World. Many teachers and children have been inspired to learn to "code" because of the RPi. It does take time for all of those 7 year olds to develop and enter the workforce though, how about 15 years or so including engineering school.

Comment: Scientific Consensux (Score 1) 770 770

by jlgreer1 (#47856759) Attached to: How Scientific Consensus Has Gotten a Bad Reputation
It may only take one scientist to come up with the "right" conclusion, but politics and money can and do corrupt what is called scientific consensus. Global Warming, Global Colding, and Climate Change certainly fall into the category or corrupted by politics and the money that goes to support scientific investigation.

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