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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">I agree, teaching kids Visual Basic is
      just setting them up for depression and failure.<br>
      <pre class="moz-signature" cols="72">William Roush

On 9/9/2013 10:34 PM, Phil Shapiro wrote:
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          times, serif">  An important blog post by a tech reporter
          colleague, Rikki Endsley.  </font>
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              Verdana, Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:
              13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">    This blog
              post is currently number 1 on Hacker News (YCombinator).</span></div>
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              13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">I did a
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              <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.his.com/pshapiro/ToMyDaughters.png">http://www.his.com/pshapiro/ToMyDaughters.png</a></span></div>
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              Verdana, Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:
              13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">   You can
              follow Rikki at <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.twitter.com/rikkiends">http://www.twitter.com/rikkiends</a></span></div>
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              Verdana, Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:
              13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">     You
              might want to send her a short, encouraging @ message.</span></div>
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              Verdana, Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:
              13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">It took
              courage to write that blog post.</span></div>
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              Verdana, Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:
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        <div><span name="x"></span>Phil Shapiro, <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:pshapiro@his.com">pshapiro@his.com</a><br>
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          <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.twitter.com/philshapiro">http://www.twitter.com/philshapiro</a><br>
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          "Wisdom begins with wonder." - Socrates<br>
          "Learning happens thru gentleness."<br>
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