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Is a brass chisel or bronze chisel more effective in carving stone tablets? Does the mallet/hammer matter?
The chief of a charity dedicated to helping Britons learn digital skills has claimed handwritten exams could be hampering boys' academic success.
Graham Walker, CEO of tech skills charity Go ON UK, demanded that political parties drop their obsession with handwriting and set a date when all exams will be taken online.
It took thousands of years to perfect language and writing
I rest my case.
I meant 'per-fekt' as in bring to completion
the math and engineering needed in Egypt obviously took thousands of years to evolve
the archeologists are finally finding things that proved what was obvious to a 10 year old
a basic skill that has obviously been a cornerstone of human civilization
There have been VERY few times and places where most of the population was expected to be literate.
It took thousands of years to perfect language and writing... I meant 'per-fekt' as in bring to completion
But the proposition that "language and writing have been brought to completion" is nonsense on stilts, and only a complete airhead (or a Mountain View lawyer) would support it.
[edited by: incrediBILL at 2:24 am (utc) on May 13, 2013]
Never mind home chemistry sets; you could get atomic energy kits complete with miniature Geiger counter and sample-sized nuggets of uranium and radium. (Was going to say plutonium, but repeat visit to site tells me my memory was wrong on this detail.)
home chemistry sets
[edited by: lgn1 at 3:57 pm (utc) on May 13, 2013]
Some of them will make these things happen!
But only the ones who still know how to write. And who know that all those nifty pushbuttons are the end result of reams of code ... in words that are constrained in vocabulary and follow a rigid syntax.
I've got an antique from the 30s that teaches you how to extract raw elementsI have one of those I liberated it from school as it was so fun ! I even tried making plastics once.