#6--Human error--is, I'm guessing, the biggest threat.
"Python has surpassed Java as the top language used to introduce U.S. students to programming and computer science, according to a recent survey posted by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)."
It's what Nobel Laureate economist Thomas Sargent is teaching these days.
For the online-interested autodidacts among you.
I like Chrome, but I don't use it on a laptop. Until this is fixed, I won't.
"If you spent the 1990s plucking songs from a stack of cassettes to make the perfect mixtape, you probably welcomed innovations of the next decade that served your favorite albums up as individual songs, often for free. The internet’s power to unbundle content sparked a rapid transformation of the music industry, which today generates just over half of the $14 billion it did in 2000—and it’s doing the same thing to higher education."
As my mom used to say about chicken soup: these may not help you, but they couldn't hurt.
This sounds very cool.
More importantly, it will instantly process mind-boggling amounts of data while sipping only a tiny bit of energy. Whitman says the machine will mean "energy consumption problems will virtually disappear" for data centers.
That compares to today, where if cloud computing were a country, in terms of energy consumption, it would rank fifth in the world, Whitman says.