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October 2015 Learn More Links

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

What is the Internet of Things?

https://www.kidscodecs.com/what-is-internet-of-things/

Internet of Things (Wikipedia)

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

Operating Systems for Internet of Things

There are too many to link here but these are a few you might investigate.
https://developers.google.com/brillo/
http://www.contiki-os.org/
http://www.riot-os.org/
https://mbed.org/technology/os/

IEEE: Internet of Things

http://iot.ieee.org/
http://iot.ieee.org/about.html
http://standards.ieee.org/innovate/iot/

Defining the internet of things — time to focus on the data

http://www.theguardian.com/media-network/2014/nov/06/internet-of-things-data-security

Gartner IT Glossary: Internet of Things

http://www.gartner.com/it-glossary/internet-of-things/
http://www.gartner.com/technology/research/internet-of-things/

Google muddies #IoT waters with Brillo OS

www.computerworld.com/article/2925502/internet-of-things/google-muddies-iot-waters-with-brillo-os-itbwgk.html

Libelium Smart World Graphic

http://www.libelium.com/libelium-smart-world-infographic-smart-cities-internet-of-things/

The Internet of Things: When Toasters Go Online

http://www.bloombergview.com/quicktake/internet-things

Weaponizing Your Coffee Pot

http://www.irongeek.com/i.php?page=videos/derbycon3/2303-weaponizing-your-coffee-pot-daniel-buentello
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YwF7cj_OKc#action=share

The Internet of Things: [US] Government Gets Ready for a More Connectd World with New FTC Division

http://www.ibtimes.com/internet-things-government-gets-ready-more-connected-world-new-ftc-division-1856502
https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/blogs/techftc/2015/03/booting-new-research-office-ftc

Your home could become one giant iPhone, courtesy of Apple

http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-homekit-how-it-works-2015-9

VW’s Cheating Proves We Must Open Up the Internet of Things

http://www.wired.com/2015/09/volkswagen-open-iot/

Operating Systems for the Internet of Things

https://www.kidscodecs.com/iot-operating-systems/

Project Brillo

https://developers.google.com/brillo/
http://www.anandtech.com/show/9294/google-announces-project-brillo-and-weave-for-iot
http://www.element14.com/community/groups/internet-of-things/blog/2015/07/23/brillo-and-weave-iot-operating-systems-and-android-m-is-google-is-taking-over-iot

Riot

http://www.riot-os.org/

Contiki

http://www.contiki-os.org/

mbed

http://www.mbed.org/

Operating Systems for the IoT: Goals, Challenges, and Solutions

An academic paper which describes the variety of problems operating systems for connected devices must solve.
http://www.researchgate.net/publication/236883971_Operating_Systems_for_the_IoT__Goals_Challenges_and_Solutions

Picking the right RTOS for your next-gen embedded IoT design

The\ title is a mouthful but the article describes how developers familiar with writing software for embedded devices think about adding the Internet of Things capabilities, what features are familiar or different.
http://www.embedded.com/electronics-blogs/cole-bin/4431815/Picking-the-right-RTOS-for-your-next-gen-embedded-IoT-design

Huawei LiteOS

A new operating system designed to work with the chips and other technology produced by this Chinese company.
http://eblog.huawei.com/all-you-need-to-know-about-liteos-and-smart-sensor-network
http://www.huawei.com/ilink/en/about-huawei/newsroom/press-release/HW_433506

Apple HomeKit

https://developer.apple.com/homekit/
http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-homekit-how-it-works-2015-9

Windows 10 IoT

https://dev.windows.com/en-US/iot
http://ms-iot.github.io/content/en-US/GetStarted.htm
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL7wy-iy_V76xxPnrIzGOZQ
http://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2015/04/29/microsoft-brings-windows-10-to-makers/
https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/windows-10-for-iot/
http://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2015/09/24/whats-next-for-windows-10-iot-core/
http://www.adafruit.com/windows10iotpi2

The First Computors

https://www.kidscodecs.com/the-first-computors/

Betty Holbertson

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

Kathleen (McNulty) Antonelli

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

Jean Bartik

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Bartik
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/12/jean-bartik-untold-story-of-remarkable.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buAYHonF968

Frances (Bilas) Spence

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

Ruth (Lichterman) Teitlebaum

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

Marily (Wescoff) Meltzer

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

ENIAC Programmers Project

http://eniacprogrammers.org/

Adele Goldstine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adele_Goldstine
http://ftp.arl.mil/~mike/comphist/46eniac-report/

Jean Bartik and the ENIAC Women

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPweFhhXFvY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsirYCAocZk

Pioneer Programmer: Jean Jennings Bartik and the Computer that Changed the World

Her autobiography was written to encourage girls and women to consider science and technology careers. The Truman State links to a version for grades 4-6.
http://investinginkids.net/2013/11/09/pioneer-programmer-jean-jennings-bartik-and-the-computer-that-changed-the-world/
http://tsup.truman.edu/item.asp?itemId=508

Computer Pioneers (1935 to 1945)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qundvme1Tik
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsirYCAocZk

Women in Programming

http://seidenberg.pace.edu/wic/women-in-programming.html

CoderDojo

https://www.kidscodecs.com/coder-dojo/

CoderDojo

https://coderdojo.com/
https://coderdojo.com/about/

https://coderdojo.com/start-a-dojo/coderdojo-tao-recommended-practice/

CoderDojo Foundation

https://coderdojo.com/about/coderdojo-foundation/

An Interview with Nicky Ringland

https://www.kidscodecs.com/an-interview-with-nicky-ringland/

Nicky Ringland

http://it.usyd.edu.au/~nicky

Grok Learning

https://groklearning.com/

National Computer Science School (Australia)

http://ncss.edu.au/

ICTE NSW (Australia)

http://ictensw.org.au/

Girl’s Programming Network (GPN)

https://sites.google.com/site/girlsprogrammingnetwork/

Race for the Galaxy (Board Game)

http://riograndegames.com/games.html?id=240
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Race_for_the_Galaxy

Dominion (Board Game)

http://riograndegames.com/Game/278-Dominion
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominion_(card_game)

Agricola (Board Game)

https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/31260/agricola
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agricola_(board_game)

Free Short Hour of Code Tutorials (Grok Learning)

https://groklearning.com/hoc/

Cricket Guide for Americans

http://www.slate.com/articles/sports/sports_nut/2015/03/cricket_world_cup_2015_how_do_you_play_cricket_a_guide_for_americans.html

Rust

https://www.kidscodecs.com/rust/

Rust

http://www.rust-lang.org/
https://doc.rust-lang.org/book/
https://github.com/rust-lang
https://www.reddit.com/r/rust/
https://users.rust-lang.org/
https://chat.mibbit.com/?server=irc.mozilla.org&channel=%23rust
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/rust
https://twitter.com/rustlang
http://blog.rust-lang.org/
https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=apd9vmbc22egenmtu5l6c5jbfc%40group.calendar.google.com
https://mail.mozilla.org/pipermail/rust-dev/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rust_(programming_language)

Origin of the Name Rust

https://github.com/rust-lang/rust/pull/14896
https://github.com/rust-lang/rust/pull/20531
http://www.reddit.com/r/rust/comments/27jvdt/internet_archaeology_the_definitive_endall_source/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rust_(fungus)

Rust 1.0 Announcement

http://blog.rust-lang.org/2015/05/15/Rust-1.0.html
http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/05/mozilla-backed-rust-language-stabilizes-at-version-1-0/
http://www.extremetech.com/computing/206002-rust-1-0-the-programming-language-behind-mozillas-new-web-engine-servo-is-released

Rust by Example

http://rustbyexample.com/

A 30-Minute Introduction to Rust (January 2014)

Early version of the Rust Book.
http://words.steveklabnik.com/a-30-minute-introduction-to-rust

Steve Klabnick

http://words.steveklabnik.com/
http://www.maskmagazine.com/the-cyborgoisie-issue/work/steve-klabnik-interview
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8086818
https://archive.fosdem.org/2015/interviews/2015-steve-klabnik/
http://www.reddit.com/r/rust/comments/2bpnia/long_interview_with_steve_klabnik_whos_producing/

Diving Into Rust for the First Time

https://hacks.mozilla.org/2015/05/diving-into-rust-for-the-first-time/

Rust for Rubyists

http://www.rustforrubyists.com/book/book.html

A Taste of Rust

http://www.evanmiller.org/a-taste-of-rust.html
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=9546757

Rust for Functional Programmers (July 2014)

http://science.raphael.poss.name/rust-for-functional-programmers.html

The Rust Programming Language: Fast, Safe, and Beautiful

O’Reilly webinar from January 2015.
http://www.oreilly.com/pub/e/3291

How do Rust and Go compare?

https://www.quora.com/How-do-Rust-and-Go-compare-1

Why is Mozilla developing the Rust language and what are the problem areas for which it is better suited than conventional languages? How does it compare to other system languages?

https://www.quora.com/Why-is-Mozilla-developing-the-Rust-language-and-what-are-the-problem-areas-for-which-it-is-better-suited-than-conventional-languages-How-does-it-compare-to-other-system-languages?redirected_qid=519553

Low Level Languages

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low-level_programming_language
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2624781/which-programming-languages-arent-considered-high-level
http://www.codecommit.com/blog/java/defining-high-mid-and-low-level-languages

Garbage Collection

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garbage_collection_(computer_science)
http://programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/113177/why-do-languages-such-as-c-and-c-not-have-garbage-collection-while-java-does
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1424660/garbage-collection-vs-non-garbage-collection-programming-languages

Robots

https://www.kidscodecs.com/robots-2015/

KIBO

http://www.shop.kinderlabrobotics.com/

Dash and Dot

https://www.makewonder.com/
https://www.makewonder.com/play/ideas/

Sphero and Ollie

http://www.sphero.com/
http://www.sphero.com/starwars

Finch

http://www.finchrobot.com/
http://www.finchrobot.com/software-overview

LEGO Mindstorms

http://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms

Coding Board Games

https://www.kidscodecs.com/coding-board-games-2015/

Robot Turtles Board Game

http://www.robotturtles.com/
http://www.thinkfun.com/robotturtles/adventure/
http://www.thinkfun.com/robotturtles
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/danshapiro/robot-turtles-the-board-game-for-little-programmer
http://duxter.com/robotturtles

Code Master

http://www.thinkfun.com/codemaster

Code Monkey Island

http://codemonkeyplanet.com/
https://vimeo.com/93134600

Bits & Bytes

http://www.bitsandbytes.cards/

littlecodr

http://www.littlecodr.com/
https://vimeo.com/129334615

codingFarmer

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1233191773/codingfarmers
http://www.mathandcoding.org/
https://d2pq0u4uni88oo.cloudfront.net/projects/1967194/video-560468-h264_high.mp4

Notable Women in Technology Card Deck

http://www.notabletechnicalwomen.org/
http://www.notabletechnicalwomen.org/print-your-own-deck-or-poster/

Giggle Chips

http://gigglechips.bigcartel.com/

Programming Books

https://www.kidscodecs.com/coding-books-2015/

Automate the Boring Stuff with Python

http://www.nostarch.com/automatestuff
https://automatetheboringstuff.com/
https://inventwithpython.com/

Teach Your Kids to Code

http://www.nostarch.com/teachkids

Lauren Ipsum

http://www.nostarch.com/laurenipsum
https://www.kidscodecs.com/lauren-ipsum/

Super Scratch Programming Adventure

http://www.nostarch.com/scratch

Python for Kids

http://www.nostarch.com/pythonforkids

JavaScript for Kids

http://www.nostarch.com/jsforkids

Coding Apps

https://www.kidscodecs.com/coding-apps-2015/

Bitsbox

https://bitsbox.com/
https://bitsbox.com/faq.html
https://bitsbox.com/mailchimp.html
http://subscribe.bitsbox.com/

Bitsbox Teachers Guide/Mailing List

https://bitsbox.com/pdf/BitsboxTeachersGuide_hoc2014.pdf
https://bitsbox.com/teachers/index.html

Codea (iTunes)

http://itunes.apple.com/app/id439571171?mt=8

Codea Resources

http://codea.io
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/Home
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/Codea%20Programming%20FAQ
http://codea.io/talk/categories/code-sharing
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/CopyingCode
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/HintsAndTips
http://codea.io/talk

Codea Tutorials

https://www.kidscodecs.com/codea-tutorials/
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/ForKids
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/Tutorials
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/DrawingTutorial
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/AnimationTutorial
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/TouchTutorial
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/Parameter
https://bitbucket.org/TwoLivesLeft/core/wiki/SensorTutorial

Hopscotch

http://www.gethopscotch.com/
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hopscotch-hd/id617098629?mt=8
http://readwrite.com/2013/04/17/hopscotch-code-ipad-app

Tynker

http://www.tynker.com

Move the Turtle

http://movetheturtle.com/

Making Kittens with JavaScript

https://www.kidscodecs.com/make-kittens-with-javascript/

JavaScript for Kids

https://www.nostarch.com/javascriptforkids

Using the Console

https://developers.google.com/web/tools/javascript/console/

JavaScript Documentation

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript

Crunchzilla Code Monster

http://www.crunchzilla.com/code-monster

What is the JavaScript equivalent of Learn Python the Hard Way? (Quora)

Learn Python the Hard Way is a mostly free online course and this thread offers ideas where and how to learn JavaScript.
https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-JavaScript-equivalent-of-Learn-Python-the-Hard-Way

How to Keep Your Code DRY

https://www.kidscodecs.com/dry/

DRY

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don%27t_repeat_yourself

Using DRY: Between Code Duplication and High-Coupling

http://www.infoq.com/news/2012/05/DRY-code-duplication-coupling

The DRY Obsession

http://joelabrahamsson.com/the-dry-obsession/

Orthogonality and the DRY Principle

A Conversation with Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas who developed the term DRY.
http://www.artima.com/intv/dry.html

Software Design Principles (including DRY)

http://www.codeconquest.com/advanced-programming-concepts/design-principles/

Video Games for 2015 Holidays

https://www.kidscodecs.com/video-games-for-2015-holidays/

Disney Infinity 3.0

https://infinity.disney.com/
https://twitter.com/DisneyInfinity
http://infinityinquirer.com/disney-infinity-3-0-compatability/

Rocket League

http://rocketleague.psyonix.com/
https://www.reddit.com/r/RocketLeague/
https://twitter.com/rocketleague

Super Mario Maker

http://supermariomaker.nintendo.com/
https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica
http://www.nintendo.com/

Also In The October 2015 Issue

October 2015 Issue: Internet of Things (IoT)

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?

Learning how to make kittens with JavaScript is a great way to learn how to use the free Chrome web browser to practice and learn JavaScript.

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.