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Comment A few paths (Score 2) 312

I think there are three paths to follow.
Question - where do you want to end up?

1) Find a project you are interested in such as an open source project, game, tool, etc. Figure out how you can contribute be in HTML, web pages, Javascript, database work such as MySQL, PHP etc. Learn whatever tool(s) they are using and figure out how to contribute. The key is to be interested in the project, not neccesarely the tool or language.

2) Pick a language and go through some tutorials. There are tons of stuff on almost every language. Pick one that interests you but stick to something mainstream. This is a good reference to Python for example: http://www.openbookproject.net.... I recommend something that is cross platform and machine independent.

3) Get an Arduino or Raspberry PI and build something. Flash the lights, read the temp, make the propeller spin, etc.


In any of the above - Have fun and don't make it a chore!

Comment How about these? (Score 1) 110

A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.

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