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Gamer teen to coder

A friends teenage (16) son is considering skipping university and instead training themselves to be a programmer, with a particular interest in making games. Assuming he's starting from scratch what would be some good cheap or free resources to get him started? Both in terms of getting the basics and allow him to work on a game-related project that might hold his interest?
posted by Artw on Dec 31, 2013 - 24 answers

Guns of Nava- I mean Brixton

Catch-up-the-North-American-filter: Please suggest films that I can watch to get up on the socioeconomic situation in Britain, leading up to the current unrest. Bonus if it's streaming on Netflix. Documentary or not.
posted by toodleydoodley on Aug 10, 2011 - 23 answers

Nursing education as a mature student in the UK

US citizen, settled in UK. If I want to study mental health nursing in the UK, will I need (or should I get anyway) an access to higher education course, or can I just submit my old high school good grades from the 1990s? I'm 31. [more inside]
posted by By The Grace of God on Nov 27, 2010 - 2 answers

How can I avoid getting my UK Visa application rejected?

I am a US graduate student, accepted into a graduate program in the UK. I have been having significant problems getting my UK Visa processed. I'm wondering if this is typical, and if I should be worried about my chances of going to the UK being jeopardized as a result of these difficulties? [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam on Sep 5, 2010 - 14 answers

Do you know who the Duke of Earl is?

How much awareness do modern UK citizens have of the peerage? [more inside]
posted by jacquilynne on Jul 6, 2010 - 25 answers

Where can I buy a copy of the G.C.S.E. Science Syllabuses?

Where can I buy a copy of the latest G.C.S.E. Science Syllabuses in the UK?
posted by spyke23 on Sep 1, 2008 - 3 answers

Can I get a job in the States with an MA from an online UK program?

I'm looking at online degrees (needed for work), and I'd like to know if a Masters in education from British universities are considered valid (or equal to) for employment in America. [more inside]
posted by Ghidorah on Aug 19, 2008 - 7 answers

Help me finish my degree

I completed about 3/4 of the requirements for a BA in history at a US university. I last attended about three years ago. I now want to complete my degree, but I am permanently settled in the UK. [more inside]
posted by F.Jasmine Addams on Jul 21, 2008 - 8 answers

Prob. Res.

What does "Prob. Res." stand for, in the context of a professor's C.V. that lists an advanced degree from a British university, with "Prob. Res" afterwards? Has anyone heard of this abbreviation?
posted by Kirklander on May 6, 2008 - 10 answers

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