While this is not to advocate for the school... I have seen someone get hit with one of those canes (they tried to steal from a blind guy), and it looked to be very painful. This doesn't sound like an accidental bump, more like the kid actually swung it. The kid should be punished, but that's like a time out offense,… » 12/18/14 12:50pm Thursday 12:50pm

Problem solving is the biggest part of what we do. Computers are weird, and you usually need to relearn how you think about problems. To be effective, you need to truly learn how a computer operates and understand how the CPU processes information. I hate assembly personally, but I'm incredibly thankful that I took a… » 12/15/14 9:33am Monday 9:33am

I'm not really sure "hassle free" will be a good descriptor for this. It might be able to run Debian 7, but I doubt much software out there is readily available for this particular processor. If you get one of these, I imagine you'll have a lot of fun compiling code from source. » 12/04/14 12:38pm 12/04/14 12:38pm

Unfortunately, sometimes things don't go well with the family no matter what you do. I get along decently with my father in law, and I get along great with all of my siblings in law. My mother in law on the other hand, well, she hates me. She also has mental health issues so there's that... It might be prudent to at… » 12/04/14 10:19am 12/04/14 10:19am