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  • The Value of BASIC As a First Programming Language
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    Mirk writes “Computer-science legend Edsger W. Dijkstra famously wrote: ‘It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC: as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.’ The Reinvigorated Programmer argues that the world is full of excellent programmers who cut their teeth on BASIC, and suggests it could even be because they started out with BASIC.”

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  • Cisco’s New Router To Delivers 322 Terabits per Second
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    Cisco Systems, has announced the launch of a super-fast and effeciency-focused router technology which will be at the heart of “the next generation of the Internet”.

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  • Baltacha qualifies for California
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    British number one Elena Baltacha defeats Russia’s Ekaterina Bychkova to qualify for the main draw of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.

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  • Is Zelda in Decline?
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    Everyone loves Zelda, right? Spirit Tracks was vastly superior to Phantom Hourglass, no? Apparently that opinion may not be as wide spread as we once thought. The Kartel states plainly that Spirit Tracks is boring, so boring in fact that Phantom Hourglass is the superior game. They do have a few of their facts mixed though.

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  • Top Five “MLB Ready” Rookies
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    Which Rookies Will Start in the Bigs? These rookies will likely make the opening day roster and make an immediate impact.

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