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Comment: Re:what size group? (Score 2) 147

by jsepeta (#48942577) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: How Do I Engage 5th-8th Graders In Computing?

the 8th graders will be stoked if you can teach them how to make Beats. i suggest garageband if you have macs because it's free. if not, try Reaper because it's free to try (paid license required after x days). also you'll want to load a VSTi for samples, and you can get sample content all over the web although it's far more fun to record your own sounds for making rhythms.

Comment: Re:And in the name of Jihadists... (Score 1) 509

by jsepeta (#48780905) Attached to: Anonymous Declares War Over Charlie Hebdo Attack

Just like anyone in America can become a preacher. While more traditional religious approaches may include a more scholarly approach to understanding one's professed religion, we can tell by the zillions of self-taught American preachers that zealous bigots with big voices are the religious figures who make the news, either by blaming hurricanes on God's anger at gay marriage ( or by humping preachers in motels without discretion ( I suspect radicalized elements of the Islamic faith are no different, and engage in all kinds of sin, just like their Protestant brothers.

Byte your tongue.