* Posts by BraynDedd

4 posts • joined 15 Mar 2011

Schoolkids learn coding at GCSE level in curriculum trial

BraynDedd
Flame

I am genuinely irritated about this.

When I did my GCSEs way back in '03, we weren't even offered the option of IT. Nor were we at A level. I'm now on a software dev degree, and I'm struggling to keep up with the people 4 years younger than me who got to study it. It should have been part of the curriculum from the day they introduced computers in schools.

Sega Mega Drive gets micro makeover

BraynDedd
Stop

Oh come on, these have existed since 1997.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Variations_of_the_Sega_Mega_Drive#Sega_Mega_Drive_3

Engineer killed on Endeavour launch pad

BraynDedd

As tragic as this is

I can't help but wonder why he wasn't tethered to the platform. Surely that's standard safety practice?

Black Ops is the best selling videogame EVER

BraynDedd

I wonder

how many of those sales are attributed to people having to buy about 500 copies before they got a working one?

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