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
Divers Excavate Greek Shipwreck Dubbed "Ancient Titanic"
The Artist of the Unbreakable Code
Smart People Prefer Curly Fries, And Other Insights Gleaned from Analyzing Your Social Media Accounts
Snowflake-shaped Networks are Easiest to Mend
How the Cerebellum’s Rapid Growth Helped Make Technology Possible
Twitter Data Mining Reveals America’s Religious Fault Lines
ChooseMyPC Generates a Sample PC Build in Your Budget
3D Printing in Space Challenge: What Will You 3D Print in Space?
First Selfies, Now Shapies? Scanning Booths Capture the Moment in 3-D
The One App You Need On Your RÃ©sumÃ© If You Want A Job At Google
Women in computing: the 60s Pioneers Who Lit Up the World of Coding
Also In The November 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.