News and project stories about kids, coding, computer science, and how we use technology in our daily lives.
How to Build a 20-Foot Functional Geodesic Dome Out of PVC
Build Your Own Apple II Lookalike Watch
Astronomers Have Seen the Enemy and It Is Robotic Lawnmowers
Onion Omega Brings Web Smarts To IoT Hardware Hacking
Laser Chip Could Turn Smartphones Into Handheld 3D Scanners
Tiny Sensor Package Will Let Students Design Their Own Physics Experiments
SXSW 2015: These Undulating, 3D-Printed Clothes Are Pretty Amazing
Rags to riches to rags: The rise and fall of Internet Explorer
The Latest in Microcontrollers: 11 Cutting-Edge Boards That Are Driving Diversity
Death to C (and C++)
The Anti-Drone Business Is About to Take Off
How To Install Windows 10 IoT On Your Raspberry Pi 2
Hamburger icon: How these three lines mystify most people
3-D Printers Bring Historic Instruments Back To The Future
Google’s Dart language on Android aims for Java-free, 120 FPS apps
How Math Explains Why You Always Lose at Tetris
This Calculator Helps You Crack Any Master Combination Lock in 8 Tries
Big Data ? Big Wisdom: Mismanaging 21st Century Problems with 19th Century Thinking
Watch A Tiny Origami Robot Crawl, Climb, Swim, and Dissolve
A Folding Drone So Tiny It Can Fit Right In Your Pocket
An Almost Reliable, High Precision, 3D Printer: Son of MegaMax (SoM)
One year on, Google Cardboard is bigger and better than ever
The Ford GT Has More Lines Of Code Than A Boeing Passenger Jet
The female mathematician who changed the course of physics—but couldn’t get a job
OldSF and OldNYC: Historical Photos Plotted on Maps
Solved by Flexbox — Cleaner, hack-free CSS
Disney will expand its MagicBands technology, explores use of other wearables
The Digital Language Divide
Texts From Teens Build Real-Time Maps of Crisis in America
Simple Raspberry Pi Shutdown Button
Ditch The Pinewood Derby In Favor Of A DIY Wooden Gokart Your Kid Can Drive
The Interesting Gaming Habits of Teenage Girls
Also In The June 2015 Issue
The Internet of Things (IoT) connects dumb devices like refrigerators to the internet and uses software to connect them to our daily lives.
There are many operating systems for internet of things devices, from existing software used to control electronic boards to efforts by Google and Apple.
Disney Infinity 3.0, Rocket League, and Super Mario Maker are three fun video games to consider for the 2015 holiday season
You can learn a little software programming and have lots of fun with any number of coding apps available for your phone or tablet computer.
Operating system software is a key part of all computers. But what are they and how do they work?
Working through a book can help parents learn programming with their kids or kids learn on their own.
Board games and card games are some of the best ways to learn about programming. You don't need a computer. Play as a family or group.
These robots also can be programmed to move around rooms, one way for kids to learn programming.
Six women were hired to use their math skills to program the ENIAC computer. They called themselves The First Programmers Club.
Nicky is a Linguistics major who learned coding skills to further her research. She's also finished a PhD, won a few big awards, and co-founded Grok Learning.
Two women created an innovative online service to teach teenage girls how to code by using video.
The new Rust programming language is designed to solve problems with operating systems and fix issues with C and other languages.
Data can become alive and pose questions as well as reveal answers to questions we have.
Links from the bottom of all the articles in this issue, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.
DRY is an acronym for Don't Repeat Yourself. It's a critical programming concept and skill to learn.
Interesting news stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for August and September 2015.
CoderDojo is a free after school club for kids ages 7-17 where kids, parents, mentors, and others play with technology and learn to code.