Hello Kyle,

> Since nobody's posted it...http://xkcd.com/409/

I see what is meant there.

> I don't think you necessarily should program your first projects in C,
> but you should learn C as a first language, even if you don't use it
> for your first projects.  Even if you never use it outside of studying
> it.

That resonates with what I had considered in relation to C. I have
also concluded that I should read "Write Great Code" I & II, as those
address becoming acquainted with the bare metal from a programmer's
perspective.

Cheers,

Maurice