Breaking the Silo
Tips for teaching STEM
How to teach computational thinking
Listening to Data
Alexander’s broadcasts and his music
Motherboard article: “‘The Space Composer’ is Making Music with the Sun”
NASA article: “NASA Scientists Listen to Data”
TEDx: “How we turn stars into music”
University of Michigan: Scientists Listen to the Sun
Morse Code Translator
US Navy Training Video for Morse Code
New Yorker article: “A Whole New Ball Game”
Wired article: “How BB-8 – a Rolling Robot in a Galaxy Far, Far Away – Changed Everything for Sphero
How inductive charging works
Finding Summer Camps
101 questions to ask when choosing a summer camp
Technology summer camps
Tech Kids Unlimited
Digital Media Academy
Emagination Computer Camps
Black Girls Code
Summer of Code 2013 was in Pittsburgh, Detroit, Miami, Dallas, Los Angeles, Memphis, New York, District of Columbia, Chicago, and Oakland, California.
An international coding club to connect programming professionals with kids 7-17 and their parents (if parents want to get involved).
Kids can Code
Based in Southern California with a focus on Python, Scratch, and Raspberry Pi.
The Blue Brain Project
The Blue Brain Project main page
Henry Markram x TED: A brain in a supercomputer
Detailed Project Overview by Artificial Brains
Info on How the Brain Works
Why the Human Brain Project Went Wrong
Thinking Outside the Box
SketchUp Help Center: Adding Colors and Textures with Materials
SketchUp: Images, Textures, Fixed and Free Pins
SketchUp Tutorial: Aligning Textures Using the Fixed Pins
PyWeek Game Jam Report
An online book that teaches programming with PyGame
The main PyWeek site
Modelling Tic-Tac-Toe with Python
Lists and Arrays
What Time Is It?
Why Does Unix Time Start at 1970/01/01?
French Republican Calendar
Hack Your Own Operation Game
History of Operation Game
MicroPython Speech Module
More about while loops
Take Minecraft Game Online
TopG Server List
Planet Minecraft Skins Directory
Official Guide for Multiplayer
3D Printed Jewellery
3D printing resources
Telegraph article: “Is 3D printing the future of fine jewellery?”
More articles about 3D printing
WoofJS Teacher Guide
WoofJS Game Design Tutorial
A profile from when Julia was first going public
A bare bones tutorial on Julia
A library for doing symbolic mathematics like algebra in Julia
An article comparing the performance of a fast Python implementation with the base Julia implementation
A “deep learning” library for Julia
The main Julia site
Also In The February 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.