Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! ×

Comment why did this take so long? (Score 1) 198

I don't understand how this took an entire studio 6.5 months of engineering work? I'm probably oversimplifying but, start by running a local instance of the server, then point all queries to 127.0.0.1. Is it working? Great. Now make changes to the server or client as necessary to suit a single player mode. Like allow mods and such. Sounds like they are not keeping things simple, if that's the best explanation they have.

Comment Re:The guy can't memorize times tables. (Score 1) 384

The guy can't memorize times tables. That is not just random "memorization", there are patterns and other contextual clues such as relationships to prime numbers, etc.

I imagine he has difficulty learning new words, terms, acronyms, etc.

That level of memorization is absolutely a core requirement for education and understanding.

How can you understand complex concepts if you can't remember the simple ones?

Wrong. I can't memorize my times tables either. I am consistently above average in my math courses, and am now taking second year math courses. Think again. Understanding simple concepts and memorizing formulas/terms/tables are entirely different.

Slashdot Top Deals

In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.

Working...