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October 2018 News Wire

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Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for October 2018.

Flexible Solar Self-Powered Biosensors

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06788-1

Watch this self-solving Rubik’s cube march its way across a table

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/24/watch-this-self-solving-rubiks-cube-march-its-way-across-a-table/

Why writing clean code matters

https://sdtimes.com/softwaredev/why-writing-clean-code-matters/

A virtual visit to Chateau de Versailles

https://blog.sketchfab.com/a-virtual-visit-to-chateau-de-versailles/

Replicate Planetary Motion with 9 Sphero Robots

https://edu.sphero.com/remixes/1395500

From laboratory in far west, China’s surveillance state spreads quietly

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-monitoring-insight/from-laboratory-in-far-west-chinas-surveillance-state-spreads-quietly-idUSKBN1KZ0R3

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Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for October 2018.