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  • Endless Is Now Trying To Teach Kids To Program With Linux Games

    Phoronix: Endless Is Now Trying To Teach Kids To Program With Linux Games

    Endless Computers, the startup that has been heavy contributors to GNOME among other open-source projects as part of their endeavor for selling low-cost computers in developing countries powered by their own Linux distribution and recently began offering a $299 laptop to teach kids to code is now hoping to motivate more kids to get involved with programming through Linux games...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...e-Linux-Gaming

  • #2
    This reminds me of the game "Operation".



    Anyone who played it as a child is today a surgeon.

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    • #3
      Looks like they want to compete with Apple (Swift Playgrounds).
      It may be just me though.

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      • #4
        If they're trying to get kids to be passionate about computers, Gnome probably isn't the greatest choice. It's the Fisher Price of the Linux desktops.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Lanz View Post
          If they're trying to get kids to be passionate about computers, Gnome probably isn't the greatest choice. It's the Fisher Price of the Linux desktops.
          They use a forked GNOME that doesn't even look the same.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Britoid View Post

            They use a forked GNOME that doesn't even look the same.
            I bet it still has very poor performance. Especially on the cheaper laptops they are providing.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by kpedersen View Post

              I bet it still has very poor performance. Especially on the cheaper laptops they are providing.
              It's not terrible but it still leaves a lot to be desired.

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