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Links from the bottom of all the November 2013 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.

Raspberry Pi

https://www.kidscodecs.com/my-adventures-with-raspberry-pi/

Raspberry Pi

http://www.raspberrypi.org/
http://www.raspberrypi.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/quick-start-guide-v2_1.pdf

Arduino

http://arduino.cc/

BeagleBone

http://beagleboard.org/Products/BeagleBone

Sonic Pi

http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/projects/raspberrypi/sonicpi/
https://github.com/samaaron/sonic-pi/wiki/Getting-Started
http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/projects/raspberrypi/sonicpi/media/sonic-pi-cheatsheet.pdf
http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/projects/raspberrypi/sonicpi/teaching.html

Sonic Pi Tutorial with Ms Philbin

http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/5065
http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/5065

Ms Philbin on Running Pi Workshops for Kids

http://misscphilbin.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/running-raspberry-pi-workshop-for-young.html

Operating Systems for Raspberry Pi

http://www.techradar.com/news/software/operating-systems/raspberry-pi-operating-systems-5-reviewed-and-rated-1147941

Google+ Community for Raspberry Pi

Lots of neat ideas for how to use your Pi.
https://plus.google.com/+raspberrypi/posts

RPi Hub

Great Pi documentation, including pages to verify if a device will work with your Pi.
http://elinux.org/RPi_Hub
http://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeripherals

Thingiverse

3D printing plans for your Pi, usually cases.
http://www.thingiverse.com/search/page:1?q=Raspberry+Pi&sa=

Raspberry Pi for Beginners

A free online presentation with basic information about how to get started with Pi.
http://oreillynet.com/pub/e/2912
http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=679186&s=1&k=AEEE48C646BFE8FD4FF98D3C7FE5A21E

Arduino vs BeagleBone vs Raspberry Pi

http://makezine.com/2013/04/15/arduino-uno-vs-beaglebone-vs-raspberry-pi/
http://developmentboards.blogspot.com/2013/04/raspberry-pi-vs-arduino-vs-beagleboard.html
http://lifehacker.com/how-to-pick-the-right-electronics-board-for-your-diy-pr-742869540

Google Coder (Raspberry Pi)

http://gigaom.com/2013/09/13/google-and-raspberry-pi-join-forces-to-create-coder/

Make Your Garage Door Email, Tweet, or SMS

http://www.richlynch.com/2013/07/27/pi_garage_alert_1/
http://www.richlynch.com/2013/08/04/pi_garage_alert_2/

Remote Connection to Raspberry Pi Console Session using SSH Connection

http://blackeagle.duckdns.org:86/Comp/RPi/SSH.html

How to Rename Your Pi

www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2012/11/how-to-rename-your-raspberry-pi/

Build a Raspberry Pi Case with Legos

http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/1354
http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/1515
http://tdb.brickowl.com/store/the-daily-brick-case-for-raspberry-pi-set

20 Awesome Projects for Raspberry Pi Microcomputers

http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/gadgets/20-awesome-projects-raspberry-pi-microcomputers/

Teaching Cassandra Cluster Setups with the Raspberry Pi

“The Cassandra database is designed so that large clusters of systems can hold massive amounts of data. So why is a University of Dundee lecturer running it on the tiny $25 ARM-based Raspberry Pi?” Good question. Great answer.
https://www.linux.com/news/embedded-mobile/mobile-linux/747326-teaching-cassandra-cluster-setups-with-the-raspberry-pi-

More Raspberry Pi

https://www.kidscodecs.com/more-fun-with-raspberry-pi/

Raspberry Pi Beginners Channel

http://www.youtube.com/user/RaspberryPiBeginners/videos?shelf_index=0&view=0&sort=dd

The Ben Heck Show

http://www.youtube.com/user/thebenheckshow

Adafruit Raspberry Pi YouTube Channel

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1A011279DBD4EB7E

RaspberryPi Tutorials YouTube Channel

http://www.youtube.com/user/RaspberryPiTutorials/videos?sort=dd&view=0&shelf_index=0

IET Top 5 Raspberry Pi Projects

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1SyIXeFUB0

20 Awesome Projects for Raspberry Pi Microcomputers

http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/gadgets/20-awesome-projects-raspberry-pi-microcomputers/

Teaching Cassandra Cluster Setups with the Raspberry Pi

“The Cassandra database is designed so that large clusters of systems can hold massive amounts of data. So why is a University of Dundee lecturer running it on the tiny $25 ARM-based Raspberry Pi?” Good question. Great answer.
https://www.linux.com/news/embedded-mobile/mobile-linux/747326-teaching-cassandra-cluster-setups-with-the-raspberry-pi-

Beth Rosenberg Talks How Tech Kids Unlimited Helps Kids Who Learn Differently

https://www.kidscodecs.com/an-interview-with-beth-rosenberg/

Tech Kids Unlimited

http://www.techkidsunlimited.org/

Beth Rosenberg

http://www.edubeth.net/

An Interview with Boone Gorges

https://www.kidscodecs.com/an-interview-with-boone-gorges/

Teleogistic

http://teleogistic.net/
http://boone.gorg.es/
https://twitter.com/boone
http://teleogistic.net/2012/09/wordpress-in-education-meet-the-free-software-community-and-vice-versa/
http://teleogistic.net/2011/09/i-develop-free-software-because-of-cuny-and-blackboard/

CUNY Academic Commons

http://commons.gc.cuny.edu/

BuddyPress

http://buddypress.org/

Commons in a Box (CBOX)

CBOX takes the complexity out of creating a Commons site, helping organizations create an online space where their members can discuss issues, collaborate on projects, and share their work.
http://commonsinabox.org/

Participad

Real time collaboration for WordPress.
http://participad.org/
http://teleogistic.net/tag/participad/

Anthologize

Use the power of WordPress to transform online content into an electronic book.
http://anthologize.org/
http://teleogistic.net/tag/anthologize/

That Camp

http://thatcamp.org/about/

Stop Words

https://www.kidscodecs.com/stop-words/

Wikipedia: Stop Words

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stop_words

Bubble Sorts

https://www.kidscodecs.com/bubble-sorts/

Bubble Sort as a Hungarian Folk Dance

http://geekdad.com/2013/08/bubble-sort-as-a-hungarian-folk-dance/
http://memolition.com/2013/08/13/bubble-sort-presented-as-a-hungarian-folk-dance/
http://youtu.be/lyZQPjUT5B4
http://www.youtube.com/user/AlgoRythmics?feature=watch

What Sorting Algorithms Sound Like

http://youtu.be/t8g-iYGHpEA
http://youtu.be/kPRA0W1kECg

Bubble Sort

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bubble_sort

Bucket Sort

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bucket_sort

The 7 Bridges of Königsberg

https://www.kidscodecs.com/7-bridges-konigsberg/

The Seven Bridges of Königsberg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Bridges_of_K%C3%B6nigsberg
http://mathforum.org/isaac/problems/bridges1.html
http://www.contracosta.edu/legacycontent/math/konig.htm

Topology Helps Map the Human Brain

http://www.nonlinearbiomedphys.com/content/1/1/3

Mobius Strip

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobius_strip

Pair Programming

https://www.kidscodecs.com/pair-programming/

Pair Programming

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bucket_sort

Pair Programming versus Code Reviews

http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2007/11/pair-programming-vs-code-reviews.html

Pair Programming Considered Harmful?

http://techcrunch.com/2012/03/03/pair-programming-considered-harmful/

Nine Months of Pair Programming

http://yanpritzker.com/2012/08/22/nine-months-of-pair-programming/

Reasons for Pair Programming

http://programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/166635/reasons-for-pair-programming

Haskell

https://www.kidscodecs.com/haskell/

Try Haskell

http://tryhaskell.org/

Haskell

http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Introduction
http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Why_Haskell_matters
http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Functional_programming
http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Category:Theoretical_foundations
http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Lambda_calculus
http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Haskell_in_industry
http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Haskell_in_research
http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Haskell_in_education

Haskell Brooks Curry

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haskell_Curry

Combinatory Logic

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Combinatory_logic

Monads

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monad_%28functional_programming%29

Functional Programming and Imperative Programming

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Functional_programming
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declarative_programming
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperative_language

Side Effects

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Side_effect_%28computer_science%29

Functions

https://www.kidscodecs.com/programming-functions/

PHP Functions

http://us1.php.net/manual/en/language.functions.php

Go Functions

http://golang.org/doc/code.html
http://golang.org/ref/spec#Return_statements
http://golang.org/doc/articles/gos_declaration_syntax.html
https://gobyexample.com/
http://golang.org/

Lua Functions

http://lua-users.org/wiki/FunctionsTutorial
https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Lua_Programming/How_to_Lua/comment
http://www.lua.org/manual/5.1/manual.html

Functions (Wikipedia)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Function_%28mathematics%29
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Function_%28computer_science%29

Return Statements (Wikipedia)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Return_statement

Icon-itis

https://www.kidscodecs.com/computer-buttons-icons-tiles/

Apple iOS7

http://www.apple.com/ios/ios7/design/

Flat Design vs Skeumorphism

http://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/06/why-jony-ives-and-apple-ios7-are-holding-back-the-future-of-design/
http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-06/12/ios-evolution
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/06/cupertinos-photocopiers-what-ios-7-borrowed-from-android/
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/23/the-flattening-of-design/
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/08/technology/microsoft-defying-image-has-a-design-gem-in-windows-phone.html?pagewanted=all
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/01/technology/apple-shake-up-could-mean-end-to-real-world-images-in-software.html?_r=0&pagewanted=all

20 Examples of Flat Elements in Web Design

http://bashooka.com/inspiration/examples-of-flat-elements-in-web-design/

40 Years of Icons: The Evolution of the Modern Computer Interface

http://www.theverge.com/2013/3/21/4127110/40-years-of-icons-the-evolution-of-the-modern-computer-interface

History of the Graphical User Interface (GUI)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_graphical_user_interface

What Happened to Geodesic Domes?

https://www.kidscodecs.com/what-happened-to-geodesic-domes/

Spaceship Earth

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaceship_Earth_%28Epcot%29
http://malloryobryant.wordpress.com/2011/09/13/the-design-and-construction-of-epcot%E2%80%99s-spaceship-earth/

Geodesic Math

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_circle
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geodesic
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Icosahedron
http://www.desertdomes.com/formula.html
http://www.sonostarhub.com/faqs.html

R. Buckminister Fuller

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buckminster_Fuller
http://www.bfi.org/about-bucky

Dymaxion Car

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dymaxion_car

Dymaxion House

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dymaxion_House

Geodesic Domes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geodesic_dome
http://sci-toys.com/scitoys/scitoys/mathematics/dome/dome.html
http://rigsomelight.com/2013/09/09/frameless-geodesic-dome.html
http://www.bfi.org/?q=node/106

Geodesic Dome Calculators

https://www.google.com/#q=geodesic%20dome%20calculator&safe=off
http://www.desertdomes.com/domecalc.html
http://www.sonostarhub.com/dome-calculator.html

Tiny House Movement

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_house_movement
http://www.thetinylife.com/what-is-the-tiny-house-movement/
http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/why-hasnt-tiny-house-movement-become-big-thing-look-5-big-barriers.html
http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling-design/blogs/tiny-house-movement-skewered-by-portlandia-kind-of
http://tinyhouseblog.com/

Straw Bale Houses

http://strawbale.com/store/category/workshops/
http://tinyhouseblog.com/straw-bale/straw-bale-workshop-day-1/
http://tinyhouseblog.com/straw-bale/straw-bale-workshop-day-2/
http://tinyhouseblog.com/straw-bale/straw-bale-workshop-day-3/
http://tinyhouseblog.com/straw-bale/straw-bale-workshop-day-4/
http://tinyhouseblog.com/straw-bale/straw-bale-workshop-day-5/

Geodesic Tents

http://www.tentsforsalehq.net/geodesic-tents-vs-tunnel-tents/
http://heimplanet.com/pdzelte/index.php
http://www.thenorthface.com/catalog/sc-gear/equipment-tents/2-meter-dome.html

Also In The November 2013 Issue

My Adventures with Raspberry Pi

Open source hardware geared towards artists, hobbyists, designers, and students, is a viable and far less expensive alternative to build your own computers.

Beth Rosenberg Talks How Tech Kids Unlimited Helps Kids Who Learn Differently

With a wave of kids with special needs graduating high school, how can technology help them with resumes, college, jobs, and careers?

Stop Words

A clever technique to speed up database searches also is an interesting concept.

More Fun with Raspberry Pi

Here are some videos, and links to even more videos, to learn how to use your Raspberry Pi and have all kinds of fun with Pi projects.

My goal wasn’t to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers.

News Wire Stories for November 2013

Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for the month of October 2013. More stories can be found at the Software Programming and Computer Science News Wire link at the top of every page of this site.

Bubble Sorts

With a bubble sort, numbers sort themselves as they bubble to the left of a group of numbers. Here's a fun catchy video to explain.

The 7 Bridges of Königsberg

This month's math puzzle dates back to 1735 when it was first solved by Leonhard Euler, a Swiss mathematician and physicist.

Pair Programming

From the start of computing history, people have tried to optimize the software programming process. This includes having two coders work together to code software.

Learn More Links for November 2013

Links from the bottom of all the November 2013 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.

Icon-itis

The release this fall of Apple's iOS7 operating system is a great opportunity to explore the history of computer interface design.

Functions

Managing inputs and outputs is a key problem programming languages face. Here's how a few languages use functions to manage and transform data.