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Matt Asay ponders "what happens to the open-source development community if the world moves to cloud-based computing?".


His blog provides an interesting angle on a discussion I had over the weekend with my 12 year old son.


My son is hooked on the ROBLOX Virtual Playworld, which is a free online Multiplayer game where you play in user-created worlds with blocks. When I asked my son what he likes about Roblox, he said: "Roblox combines Legos and scripting...two of my favorite things!".


My reaction was "Scripting? Show me what you mean.".


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