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December 2014 News Wire

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Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for November 2014. More stories can be found at the News Wire link at the top of every page of this site.

A recipe to build mobile apps with LiveCode

http://johniglar.net/blog/2014/11/a-recipe-to-build-mobile-apps-with-livecode/

Origami Meets Mathematics In These Unbelievable Hand-Folded Designs

http://www.visualnews.com/2014/11/04/origami-meets-mathematics-unbelievable-hand-folded-designs
http://www.visualnews.com/2014/08/28/origami-solution-one-space-explorations-greatest-problems/
http://origami-blog.origami-kids.com/eng/origami-math-art.htm
http://www.langorigami.com/

Internet Archive offers 900 classic arcade games for browser-based play

http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/11/internet-archive-offers-900-classic-arcade-games-for-browser-based-play/

EFF asks for the right to revive "abandoned" online games

http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/11/eff-asks-for-the-right-to-revive-abandoned-online-games/

Tech Time Warp of the Week: The 70-Year-Old Computer That Runs on Water

http://www.wired.com/2014/11/tech-time-warp-week-70-year-old-computer-runs-water/

$20 "Model A+" is the cheapest Raspberry Pi ever

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/11/20-model-a-is-the-cheapest-raspberry-pi-ever/

The 10 Principles of Good Web Design for Developers

http://blog.flatironschool.com/post/103222909668/the-10-principles-of-good-web-design-for

Finally, a New Clue to Solve the CIA's Mysterious Kryptos Sculpture

http://www.wired.com/2014/11/second-kryptos-clue/

The Mystery of Why This Dangerous Sand Dune Swallowed a Boy

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/mystery-why-dangerous-sand-dune-swallowed-boy-180953404/

3D Printer Testing at America Makes: An Old-Fashioned American Shootout

http://makezine.com/2014/11/20/3d-printer-testing-at-america-makes-an-old-fashioned-american-shootout/

This Is What Launching Our iOS App Was Really Like

http://women2.com/2014/11/20/launching-ios-app-really-like/

The Oral History Of The Poop Emoji (Or, How Google Brought Poop To America)

http://www.fastcompany.com/3037803/the-oral-history-of-the-poop-emoji-or-how-google-brought-poop-to-america

Also In The December 2014 Issue

Erase All Kittens, The Foos, Tynker, and Run Marco!

Here are four online services which teach kids (or anyone) how to code in a fun engaging way.

Build a Raspberry Pi Game

This is a great project for a morning or afternoon. Plus you will have a board game to play when you're done.

SketchUp Projects

These SketchUp projects range from introductory to complex with lots of links to more videos and projects.

MaKey MaKey Projects

MaKey MaKey is an invention kit that connects any object that conducts even a little bit of electricity to make things like banana pianos.

What is ubermix?

ubermix is an operating system and tools schools and individuals can use to give new life to old computers.

Build a Website with Kirby

Kirby is software you can use to create website without the hassle of a database. Plus its easy to install and use.

How to Install ubermix

Here's how to find and install ubermix, an operating system and tools schools and individuals can use to give new life to old computers.

December 2014 News Wire

Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for November 2014.

December 2014 Learn More Links

Links from the bottom of all the December 2014/January 2015 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.

Wolf, Goat, Cabbage

Logic puzzles help develop reasoning skills useful for programming, computer science, and anything you might do.