You’ve got friends visiting. They’re in town for 9 days. One day involves driving 4 hours to go to a botanical garden which you’ve been to before and flowers aren’t really your “thing” anyway. Do you do it, because, you know, they’re your friends, you’ll enjoy being with them, etc.? Or do you not do it […]

OLPC Advocates Python-Based Development

As the OLPC launch approaches, I thought I’d take a look at the development environment. Somewhat to my surprise, the <a href=”http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Getting_started_programming”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>OLPC Development Wiki says that: Technically any language is usable Python is strongly encouraged, to have a single language “under the hood” when the curious child looks inside C/C++ should be […]