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November 2014 News Wire

Brett Seymour, ARGO for Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

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

The End of Apps as We Know Them

http://blog.intercom.io/the-end-of-apps-as-we-know-them/

Divers Excavate Greek Shipwreck Dubbed "Ancient Titanic"

http://www.history.com/news/divers-excavate-greek-shipwreck-dubbed-ancient-titanic/
http://antikythera.whoi.edu/
http://antikythera.whoi.edu/2014/10/07/exosuit-dives-antikythera/

The Artist of the Unbreakable Code

http://nautil.us/issue/18/genius/the-artist-of-the-unbreakable-code-rd

Smart People Prefer Curly Fries, And Other Insights Gleaned from Analyzing Your Social Media Accounts

http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2014/10/youarewhatyoulike_find_out_what_algorithms_can_tell_about_you_based_on_your.html

Snowflake-shaped Networks are Easiest to Mend

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26321-snowflakeshaped-networks-are-easiest-to-mend.html

How the Cerebellum’s Rapid Growth Helped Make Technology Possible

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/human-cerebellums-rapid-growth-helped-make-technology-possible

Twitter Data Mining Reveals America’s Religious Fault Lines

http://www.technologyreview.com/view/531446/twitter-data-mining-reveals-americas-religious-fault-lines/

ChooseMyPC Generates a Sample PC Build in Your Budget

http://lifehacker.com/choosemypc-generates-a-sample-pc-build-in-your-budget-1651532705
https://www.kidscodecs.com/how-to-build-a-computer/

3D Printing in Space Challenge: What Will You 3D Print in Space?

http://futureengineers.org/
https://twitter.com/astro_flow/status/519141330325630977

First Selfies, Now Shapies? Scanning Booths Capture the Moment in 3-D

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-29/first-selfies-now-shapies-scanning-booths-capture-the-moment-in-3-d.html

The One App You Need On Your Résumé If You Want A Job At Google

http://www.businessinsider.com/matlab-software-skills-needed-for-jobs-at-google-2014-10

Women in computing: the 60s Pioneers Who Lit Up the World of Coding

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/oct/13/ada-lovelace-day-women-computing-60s

Also In The November 2014 Issue

Find Summer Tech Camps

It's that time of year: time to start thinking of summer tech camps for 2015. Here are a few ideas where to begin looking.

Rachel Manning Talks Software Development and the Freelance Life

Rachel Manning talks about her life as a freelance software developer building websites and web applications from her home in Mammoth Lakes, California.

Holiday Toy Ideas

Here are lots of ideas for computer science and programming toys kids might like, based on different age groups.

Create a Website with Wix

Wix.com is a free online tool you can use to create a website. Here's a basic tutorial to get started, as well as files to build a test site.

Chris Bradfield Talks Coding, Games, and Helping Kids Code

Chris talks about his journey from TRS-80 computers to websites to the game business to teaching kids to code in summer camp.

Control Flow

How do programming languages control the flow or processing of instructions? Here's how control flows work in several languages.

Destinations and Systems

Designers of products, content, and software use the concepts of destinations and systems to create content and apps for all our devices.

If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.

November 2014 Learn More Links

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

November 2014 News Wire

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

FTP

FTP is a mysterious yet extremely useful way to send data across computer networks. Here's a short overview with links.

Coding Books for Kids

No Starch Press sent along four books for kids. If you don't have them already, look them up at the library or buy online or in a bookstore.