Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for the month of April 2014. More stories can be found at the News Wire link at the top of every page of this site.
Introducing Steam Gauge: Ars reveals Steam's most popular games
Hydroponic Veggie Garden
Expert Warns: Civilian World Not Ready For Massive EMP-Caused Blackout
#IoTH: The Internet of Things and Humans
How a website flaw turned 22,000 visitors into a botnet of DDoS zombies
It's Insanely Easy to Hack Hospital Equipment
Hackers Can Mess With Traffic Lights to Jam Roads and Reroute Cars
10 Virtual Instruments You Can Play In Your Web Browser
A reward for turning in Airbnb users? New SF proposal is harshest yet
5 ways developers win with PaaS
Bellman Confirms A Suspicion
NoSQL Meets Bitcoin and Brings Down Two Exchanges: The Story of Flexcoin and Poloniex
12 Little Known CSS Facts
What, besides phone records, does the NSA collect in bulk?
How I Built My Design Startup
Bringing My Product to Market: 5 Lessons I Learned at Age 14
Also In The May 2014 Issue
Andrew created Bits & Bytes, a fun card game to teach kids computing skills: logic, problem solving, and critical thinking.
Tim describes how he created his game company, Glide Games, and with his young son created two video games, Elevator Adventures and Subway Adventures.
A 4,000 year old Chinese magic squares puzzle is both fun and a way to learn basic problem solving skills. Plus turtles.
Can you name the first video game? The first game likely was Tennis for Two in 1958 but it could be Space Wars! in 1962 or other games. It's complicated.
The story of an English-speaking person learning a little Japanese by playing the latest Harvest Moon game, Connect to a New World, in original Japanese.
Wendy Norman, the Director of Social Good at Microsoft, talks about the history and features of the Skype in the classroom service for teachers.
You can use the concepts of game play to turn almost any task or information into a game. Assuming you can define game play.
The Greatest Show and Tell on Earth turned out to be tons of fun for kids and parents, plus a place to wander and find new technology. Links and video.
Links from the bottom of all the October 2014 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.
This language lets you modify the Skyrim game to learn game coding plus have fun adding objects and functionality to the game.
Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for the month of September 2014.
Three game creation software tools you can use to create games. Includes a brief description and lots of links to these and other game creation tools.