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Department of Basic Education bans JAVA in favour of Delphi, FOSS in favour of Microsoft

At least they won’t have to worry about Java Update notifications… It is a dark time in South African education. Already South African features near the bottom of any study featuring Mathematics and Science ability amongst its learners (GITR 2013, World Economic Forum Report 2012, 2011/2012 World Competitiveness Report, PIRLS 2011 to name a few) […]

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Doing the Microsoft Shuffle: Algorithm Fail in Browser Ballot

Introduction The story first hit in last week on the Slovakian tech site DSL.sk.  Since I am not linguistically equipped to follow the Slovakian tech scene, I didn%u2019t hear about the story until it was brought up in English on TechCrunch.  The gist of these reports is this: DSL.sk did a test of the %u201Cballot%u201D […]