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Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for the month of August 2014. More stories can be found at the News Wire link at the top of every page of this site.
Female Scientist LEGO Minifigs Come to Life Via Their Own Twitter Account!
How to Get Girls Into Engineering? Let Them Build Toys
How ErnoÌˆ Rubik Created the Rubik’s Cube
A Map of Every Device in the World That’s Connected to the Internet
New App Tells The Stories Behind Famous Typefaces
Build a Raspberry Pi SMS Garage Door Butler
Facebook Hires 18-Year-Old Intern for Full-Time Engineering Gig
Stop Looking at Your Phone (It’s Unhealthy)
How Big Telecom Smothers City-Run Broadband
10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science
Teens Top the Tech-Savvy Chart while Adults Lag Behind
How to Play Happy Birthday on Your Phone (Keypad)
50 Years of the Computer Language BASIC
The Downside of High School Science Requirements: More Dropouts
IPv6 adoption starting to add up to real numbers: 0.6 percent
4 (Mostly Simple) Ways to Keep Safe From Spammers’ Snares
The Mystery of Extraordinarily Accurate Medieval Maps
Also In The September 2014 Issue
The best toy is one that is fun for your child and meets their needs. This article helps with ideas how to choose toys and where to find them.
People use the Scratch language to create interactive stories, games, and animations. Includes an active community to share projects.
Jenn Choi publishes an online magazine to help parents find toys while also helping to raise her two sons.
Learning how to draw is a great way to learn how to pay attention to detail, and learn what to leave out.
Databases are mysterious but critical technology. Here's one simple way to describe them to kids (and adults).
While not as delicious as real cookies, website cookies provide a critical and useful benefit for anyone who uses a website.
Luis Carbajosa is a Civil Engineer in Spain who, with his wife, are raising five boys who love technology.
Contrary to what you might think, the Python programming language is not too complicated for kids to learn and use effectively.
Find kid-friendly projects online to keep you and your kids busy having fun and learning.
Little kids and computer science might appear a odd match. Computer science sounds complex. But there is a curriculum for little kids.
Links from the bottom of all the September 2014 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.
Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for the month of August 2014.