According to this article and hundreds like it recently, all kids should learn “coding” in elementary school. The argument usually claims that software is so important that everyone needs it to be productive citizens in the 21st century.
"I think Mr. Snowden did a great service to humankind," said Gonzalo Velasco C. "He confirmed something many 'crazy geeks' have been saying for years. The countries that have denied him political asylum are to be remembered as cowards." Nobel prizes are "not only about the real merit -- we have seen former war-makers get a peace price! But I doubt he is going to get this one."
Jeff Garzik wants to make satellites part of the Bitcoin network to help secure the currency against attack.
Is a million lines of code a lot? How many lines are there in Windows? Facebook? iPhone apps?