So the chromatic scale is not really the apotheosis of musical description; it's a convenient way to tune pianos.
Yes, yes, yes!
For example, recursion is often be appropriate when working through some sort of data structure.
Yes, traversing or pretty-printing a Lua table (which may contain tables itself) is commonly needed and should be easy enough for a beginners’ class
Iff you use Lua of course.
BootChess vs1K ZX Chess
Probably a bit like watching snails race, but snail-races can get interesting.
Think about the fallout if Deutsche Bank hired a database administrator with prior convictions for banking fraud, only to see that employee steal 100 million from the bank.
The Global Financial Crisis showed that banks and financial service companies are full of crooks clever enough not to get caught. So having prior convictions would be a red flag for them.
To downgrade the human mind is bad theology. - C. K. Chesterton