Why is Google Called Google?

No need to "Google" the origins of Google, we did the research for you!

What was the First Computer Virus?

This month we will exploring the history of the first computer virus, and it is a creepy one!

Smart Start to Summer Fun

Looking for smart ways to make the most of your summer?

Windows? Shut the Front Door!

Join us as we explore the weird history of Windows in computers!

Who’s Muscling in on Your Data?

Be wary of these password pitfalls that hackers love and learn how to keep your data secure!

How Antivirus Software Works

Yee-ha! In the wild wild west of the internet, antivirus software is a must-have partner.

Why Are Computer Mice Called That?

Have you ever wondered why your computer's mouse is called that? Well it all started with a fellow named Douglas and a block of wood...

What is a Firewall?

Learn about the key software that keeps your computer safe from viruses.

Video Game Light Guns

In the old days, before video game systems had cameras and sensors, programmers had to get creative.

Bits and Video Game History

Dive into the first “console wars” and learn how more bits led to bigger and better games.

IoT and Schools

How the Internet of Things could improve education, from VR to accessibility to facial recognition.

3D in 2D Games

Learn some of the tricks game developers use to simulate an extra dimension.

Tricky Technicians and Cybersecurity

How scammers can trick you into downloading malware onto your own computer.

Locks to Lightbulbs (IoT)

There are pros and cons to networking all the “smart” devices in your home. What surprises does the future hold?

What’s a Day Zero Virus?

Learn what your antivirus software does, and why it’s important to keep it updated.

How do Driverless Cars See?

Driverless cars could mean less traffic and less accidents, but their developers have some challenges to solve.

Games before CD and HDMI

A long time ago, before the internet, games were stored on cassette tapes — just like music! Well, Sort of.

What’s Behind Bluetooth’s Funny Name?

A wacky story about connectivity, Danish kings, and the need for good dentists.

What was Deep Blue?

The first time AI beat humans at their own game.

History of Video Games

How did video games become popular before the internet? It’s all about shareware, floppy disks, and human cleverness!

How do Biometric Scans Work?

Keep your passwords at the tip of your fingers, or maybe at the back of your eyes!

What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

Learn about the shiny new technology that allows us to be connected like never before.

How do Multiplayer Games Really Work?

Synchronizing games with players from all around the world is no easy task.

STEAM Board Games

Grad your friends & disconnect from the digital world with these fun science & tech board games.

Create a Basic Substitution Cipher Code

A substitution cipher is an easy way to begin learning about how to use and make secrete codes.

Using Google Static Maps API

This project explores the basics of using Google's Static Map software to display your own maps.

Code Hangman Game in C#

Learn how to code the hangman game in C#. Includes link to full code.

Software that Teaches Itself

Smart software design makes it easy for you to learn how to use it without help.

How to Design an Efficient User Interface

The user interface often determines whether or not people can easily use your software.

How to Erase Your Hard Drive

Deleting files on your computer doesn't make them disappear.