Articles about new emoji
Proposal for the llama emoji
Llama emoji entry on Emojipedia
Unicode submission form for new emojis
Smart cards in general
The major company that worked with TriMet
An article about local activists who are worried that the HOP card might hurt low income riders
Autonomous Driving in Today’s Cars
Articles about robofrog
Video of robofrog
New York Times article about frogs’ songs
Article from Discover Magazine: “4 Robots that are Saving the World
Introduction to Regular Expressions
Regex Crossword, a crossword puzzle with regular expressions
The regular expression game
Article about the importance of Regular Expressions
Video tutorial about regular expressions
Sphero in Literature Class
Richard Perry’s youtube channel
Robotics in English Class
Sphero in the Classroom
Pygame (or Godot)
Clarissa’s PyGame Tutorials
The main PyGame website
The PyGame documentation
A free online book that teaches Python and PyGame
Forum discussion about developing Unity of Command in Python
A library to make OpenGL usable and easy in Python
How to Solve Rubik’s Cube
Online Rubik’s Cube
How to Solve a 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cube by Noah Richardson (Video)
Rubik’s Cube 3×3 Storytelling Method by Josh Neufeld (Video)
Rubik’s Cube Beginner’s Guide (with pictures)
5 Simple Moves to Easily solve the Rubik’s Cube — 15 Video Tutorial
How big is 43 quintillion?
Rubik’s Cube World Records
Official Google Expeditions ads
How-to video about leading expeditions with students
Make your own google cardboard headset
Review of Google Expeditions
Google talks about virtual reality and education
Navajo Code Talkers
Wikipedia: Code Talker
National Museum of the American Indian — Code Talking
CIA.gov: “Navajo Code Talkers and the Unbreakable Code”
Navajo People: Navajo Code Talker (with Video interviews with actual Code Talkers!)
National Archives: “Semper Fidelis, Code Talkers”
Scratch Boids and AI
The original boids paper
The presentation of boids from the article
A cool explanation of vector operations
Clarissa’s implementation of boids
Try playing with the parameters!
Awesome Summer Camps to Consider
Girls Who Code
Engineering for Kids
JoAnn Fabrics Sewing Camps
Finding summer camps
101 questions to ask when finding a summer camp
Technology summer camps
How to install Minecraft Mods
Twenty best Minecraft Mods
Coding Minecraft Mods
Clojure (or Common Lisp)
Getting started writing games in Clojure
DIY Echo Home Speaker
Mycroft Official Website
Mycroft Community Forums
Hackster.io: “Hey Mycroft, Where Is the International Space Station?”
Digital Trends: “Finally, an A.I. voice assistant that doesn’t collect and monetize your data” (Mycroft Mark 2)
Creating a Jigsaw Puzzle
SketchUp Official Website
SketchUp Free Web-based App
Laser Burglar Alarm
Micro:Bit Official Website
Where to get a Micro:Bit
Mu Python Editor
Wikipedia: Photoresistor (Light Dependent Resistor)
TechnologyStudent.com: Light Dependent Resistors
Kinesthetic Computer Science
About kinesthetic learning
16 characteristics of kinesthetic and tactile learners
Engaging students in STEM
Also In The April 2018 Issue
Create a fun adventure game with sprites using a retro fantasy computer.
Hide information in plain sight using a clever code and a good book.
Logic puzzles help develop reasoning skills useful for programming, computer science, and anything you might do.
Find perfect and fun gifts for your loved ones that teach STEAM concepts and skills.
From light-up bow-ties to conductive thread, you’ll be the life of the party with this STEAM-inspired gear.
A free online test service reveals how much personal data your web browser is giving away.
Add more tools to your command line arsenal, including running mini-scripts and making backup copies.
Use switches to take your robotic creations to the next level.
Create the American flag in SketchUp using this detailed tutorial.
From lasers to supernovas, Berboucha is making science communication a priority.
Code can always be improved. Check out these tips to make you the best programmer you can be!
It’s a programming language unlike any you’ve seen before. Check out this symbolic system designed for mathematical calculations.
It’s a game that’s obsessing the world. Harmful, or a potential gateway to new skills?
Some fun Python code that introduces you to the arcane world of event handling.
New, improved, faster, and sleeker - it’s Scratch 3, your new favourite block language!
Learn about the brilliant algorithm behind all of your GPS devices.
It’s free, comprehensive, and available on-the-go. This cool app helps you master Python faster than ever before.
Open up whole new worlds to explore through these interesting, diverse add-ons.
Links from the bottom of all the October 2018 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.
Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for October 2018.