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Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for the months of June/July 2014. More stories can be found at the News Wire link at the top of every page of this site.
3D Printing Obi Wan’s Light Saber
A $250 3D Printer with Breakthrough Software
The Mystery of Go, the Ancient Game That Computers Still Can't Win
Notation, notation, notation: a brief history of mathematical symbols
NASA hands space enthusiasts the keys to a 1970s-era spacecraft
Introducing Otto: The Hackable, Raspberry Pi-Powered GIF Camera
Otto is the first commercial product built on the new Raspberry Pi Compute module.
Algorithm Reveals Link Between Sour Cream And Traffic Accidents
Meet Flux, an App That Designs Sustainable Cities at Hyperspeeds
Here's How People 100 Years Ago Thought We'd Be Living Today
How Much Will It Cost to Solve Climate Change?
Why bad scientific code beats code following “best practices”
A county's only unsolved murder has a victim without a digital footprint
Also In The June 2014 Issue
Codea is an app designed to make it easy to create games and software. Here are tutorials and links to online resources.
Here's a quick introduction to Raspberry Pi, how to find one, get set up, and then do all sorts of neat projects. With links for each step.
Summer is a great time to get outdoors, learn technology, and meet people in summer tech camps and local tech groups.
Github is an important tool used by programmers to manage their code projects. Here are Github tutorials with links to learn more.
It's fun and easy to create ASCII art with your computer keyboard, a text editor, and your imagination. Here are ideas to get started.
Alice teaches programming concepts as kids create animated movies with its friendly interface and storytelling.
Links from the bottom of all the June/July 2014 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.
Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for the months of June/July 2014.
Mindstorms, Sphero, and Robot Turtles engage kids (and families) in playing while also teaching computer science and programming.
Computational thinking projects help you to solve problems in ways used to create software, as well as problems in real life.
These hands on projects teach computer science concepts without a computer. Plus links to many more projects.
Learn how to configure, install, and set up your own WordPress website.