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Links from the bottom of all the April 2021 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.

The Imposters Among Us

Among Us

https://innersloth.com/gameAmongUs.php

Among Us on Steam

https://store.steampowered.com/app/945360/Among_Us/

How to play Among Us

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/among-us-heres-how-to-play-everyones-game-obsession-online-this-holiday-season/

Potential Imposter websites

https://www.cnet.com/news/google-takes-aim-at-potential-imposter-websites-with-new-chrome-warning/

Imposter Websites are among us

https://mansimedia.com/imposter-websites-are-among-us/

How to spot online imposters

https://www.opploans.com/blog/8-tips-to-spot-an-online-imposter/

What is astroturfing

https://www.bigcommerce.com/ecommerce-answers/what-is-astroturfing/

What is astroturfing in politics?

https://www.thoughtco.com/what-is-astroturfing-definition-and-examples-5082082

Oxford Computational Propaganda Project

https://credibilitycoalition.org/credcatalog/project/oxford-computational-propaganda-project/

Misinformation and the Corona Virus

https://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/blog/misinformation-and-the-coronavirus-resistance/

Spotting Fake News

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/how-to-spot-fake-news-and-teach-kids-to-be-media-savvy

Identifying fake news

https://whyy.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nmlit17-ela-idfakenews/identifying-fake-news/

How Did Computers Get Here?

Eniac

https://www.britannica.com/technology/ENIAC

How to use an Abacus video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYRyKYmOJwM

Abacus

https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/abacus.html

Napier’s Bones

http://woollythoughts.com/napier.html

John Napier’s Bones

http://www.17centurymaths.com/contents/napier/jimsnewstuff/Napiers%20Bones/NapiersBones.html

Blaise Pascal

https://www.educalc.net/196488.page

How the Pascaline works – video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3h71HAJWnVU

The Slide Rule

https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2014/10/22/356937347/the-slide-rule-a-computing-device-that-put-a-man-on-the-moon

History of the Slide Rule

https://www.thoughtco.com/history-of-the-slide-rule-1992408

Logic Machines

https://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/logic-machines

Human Computers: Women at Nasa

https://www.history.com/news/human-computers-women-at-nasa

Women in coding

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/13/magazine/women-coding-computer-programming.html

Altair 8800

https://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_334396

Altair 8800 video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwEmnfy2BhI

What is Quantum Computing?

A programming language for quantum computers

https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/15/silq-is-a-new-high-level-programming-language-for-quantum-computers

Silq programming language

https://www.futurity.org/silq-quantum-computers-programming-language-2390572/

Quantum Programming

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

Quantum Computing video

https://www.ibm.com/blogs/nordic-msp/quantum-computing-kids-understand/

Quantum Computers

https://www.sciencealert.com/quantum-computers

15 Things to know about Quantum Computing

https://www.bernardmarr.com/default.asp?contentID=1193

Mind-boggling facts about quantum computers

https://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2018/02/23/20-mind-boggling-facts-about-quantum-computing-everyone-should-read/?sh=25c31405edb7

Quantum Computing

https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/quantum-computing-for-the-qubit-curious/

What is a Qubit

http://academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Qubit

Quantum Computer Facts for Kids

https://kids.kiddle.co/Quantum_computer

Quantum activity pack

https://qiskit.org/activities/quantum-activity-pack-for-kids.pdf

Quantum Computer takes huge step

https://newsforkids.net/articles/2019/10/31/googles-quantum-computer-takes-huge-step/

Soldering 101

How to Solder

https://www.scholastic.com/parents/school-success/learning-toolkit-blog/kid-maker-how-to-solder.html

Soldering for kids

http://learningtostem.com/soldering-for-kids-guide-for-parents-and-teachers/

Teach your kids to solder

https://medium.com/breadboardeaux/you-should-teach-your-kids-to-solder-45de6c15385b

What is solder

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

How to Solder

https://www.makerspaces.com/how-to-solder/

Used for your soldering iron

https://chandlertool.com/10-different-uses-for-your-soldering-iron/

Soldering facts

https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Solder

History of soldering

https://sudonull.com/post/28311-How-it-all-began-the-history-of-the-soldering-iron-and-the-advent-of-modern-tools

The History of the Soldering Iron

https://katastros.com/a?ID=81d87366-cc6c-439a-a42d-d9ab54a4a329

Tour your Art Museum!

Walking through a model

https://help.sketchup.com/en/sketchup/walking-through-model

Make walk-throughs in Sketchup

https://www.dummies.com/programming/google-sketchup/make-walkthroughs-sketchup/

The Emoji Generator

Emoji Generator (Conditionals) Program

https://repl.it/@brivera/EmojiConditionals

Emoji Generator (Switch Statements) Program

https://repl.it/@brivera/EmojiSwitchStatements

Emojis for the Web (Reference Chart)

https://www.w3schools.com/charsets/ref_emoji_smileys.asp

JavaScript Conditions

https://www.w3schools.com/js/js_if_else.asp

JavaScript Switch Statements

https://www.w3schools.com/js/js_switch.asp

What’s that Bird?

eBird

https://ebird.org/home

How to use e-Bird

https://www.audubon.org/news/how-use-ebird

How to use e-Bird

https://www.birds.cornell.edu/landtrust/how-to-use-ebird/

E-Bird hot spots

https://evergreenaudubon.org/nature-conservation/local-birding/ebird-hotspots-cool-spots-and-notspots/

Citizen Science: Bird Count

https://www.birds.cornell.edu/home/citizen-science-be-part-of-something-bigger/

How to Count Birds

https://www.thespruce.com/how-to-count-birds-386687

Backyard bird count printable

https://www.shareitscience.com/2017/02/free-bird-counting-printable-great-backyard-bird-count.html

Christmas bird count

https://www.birdwatchersdigest.com/bwdsite/solve/conservation/christmas-bird-count.php

Why Should we Count Birds

https://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/why-should-we-count-birds/

Estimate of Bird Species in the world

https://www.amnh.org/about/press-center/new-study-doubles-the-estimate-of-bird-species-in-the-world

Great Backyard Bird Count

https://www.birdcount.org/

Bird Count

https://www.amazon.com/Bird-Count-Susan-Edwards-Richmond/dp/1561459542

Make Pixel Art

The history of Pixel Art

https://thehistoryoftheweb.com/pixel-art-sites/

Piskel

https://www.piskelapp.com/

The Noun Project

https://thenounproject.com/

Scratch

https://thenounproject.com/

Pixel Art, past, present, and future

https://www.theverge.com/2014/7/3/5865849/pixel-art-is-here-to-stay

Pixel Art Tutorial

https://medium.com/pixel-grimoire/how-to-start-making-pixel-art-2d1e31a5ceab

How to make Pixel Art

https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/design/discover/pixel-art.html

Pixel art examples

https://www.creativebloq.com/illustration/examples-pixel-art-2132036

Pixel Art Maker

http://pixelartmaker.com/

Pixel Art Pictures

http://www.forkids.land/pixel-art-pictures/

Pixel Art History

Roy Lichtenstein

https://www.moma.org/artists/3542

Lichtenstein art

https://www.wikiart.org/en/roy-lichtenstein

Georges Seurat

https://www.georgesseurat.org/

Seurat history for kids

https://www.ducksters.com/biography/artists/georges_seurat.php

7 things to know about Pointilism

https://www.sothebys.com/en/articles/pointillism-7-things-you-need-to-know

Chuck Close and Pointilism

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaophthalmology/fullarticle/420746

What is halftone?

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

Chuck Close Artwork

https://www.wikiart.org/en/chuck-close

Limor Fried

Profile of Limor Fried

https://www.forbes.com/profile/limor-fried/?sh=4727ff64eccb

About Adafruit

https://www.adafruit.com/about

Adafruit start-up

https://web.archive.org/web/20180430030829/http://theinstitute.ieee.org/career-and-education/startups/how-diy-electronics-startup-adafruit-industries-became-a-multimillion-dollar-company

Limor Fried video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4WtPv0yWek

How Limor Fried built a tech empire

https://www.dreamhost.com/blog/how-limor-fried-built-a-diy-tech-empire/

How Adafruit grew

https://boldandopen.com/adafruit-case-study/

Female Tech Entrepreneurs

https://em360tech.com/business_agility/tech-news/top-ten/top-10-female-entrepreneurs

The Double Slit Experiment

Double-slit experiment explanation

https://plus.maths.org/content/physics-minute-double-slit-experiment-0

DIY double-slit experiment for light

https://www.instructables.com/Replicate-Youngs-Double-Slit-Experiment-at-Home/

Double-slit experiment

https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2019/09/18/this-one-experiment-reveals-more-about-reality-than-any-quantum-interpretation-ever-will/?sh=14277465c723

Weird double slit experiment

https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/a22280/double-slit-experiment-even-weirder/

What happens when a particle of light knows it’s being watched

https://www.amberallen.com/uncategorized/watch-happens-particle-light-knows-watched/

Young’s Double Slit experiment video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cz27jq4ATL4

Double-slit experiment

https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Young%27s_double-slit_experiment

Thomas Young

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Thomas-Young

Wave-particle duality

https://kids.kiddle.co/Wave%E2%80%93particle_duality

Daemons in my PC

An excerpt from the Unix System Administration Handbook

https://www.freebsd.org/copyright/daemon.html

List of Unix daemons

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

Greek Daemons

https://www.britannica.com/topic/demon-Greek-religion

Daemon definitions and meaning

https://www.webopedia.com/definitions/daemon/

What are Daemons?

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daemon_(computer_software)

Demons, Daemons and Daimons

https://www.dailywritingtips.com/demons-daemons-and-daimons/

Eudaemon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eudaemon_(mythology)

Daemon Computer Fact for Kids

https://kids.kiddle.co/Daemon_(computer_software)

Daemon

http://encyclopedia.kids.net.au/page/da/Daemon

BBC Basics

Teach kids to code with BBC basic

https://www.alphr.com/features/389884/teach-kids-to-code-with-bbc-basic/

Write games for BBC Micro

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/learn-to-write-games-for-the-bbc-micro-with-eben/

BBC Micro history

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rgEzG7F5d8

Microcomputer History

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

BBC Micro Games Archive

http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/archive/Games/platform-BBC%20Micro/

go to statement

http://www.david.tribble.com/text/goto.html

The BBC Basic entry at Rosetta Code

http://rosettacode.org/wiki/Category:BBC_BASIC

The BBC Basic editor

https://bbcmic.ro

BBC micro bot website

https://www.bbcmicrobot.com

BBC Basic tutorial

https://www.bbcmicrobot.com/learn/index.html

The Small Internet

Rawtext website

https://rawtext.club

small pubnixes

https://tildeverse.org

SDF

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

What is SSH?

https://www.ionos.com/digitalguide/server/tools/ssh-secure-shell/

Command Line Program Definition

http://www.linfo.org/command_line_program.html

Internet Relay Chat (IRC)

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

Perfect time to revisit IRC

https://www.howtogeek.com/684735/why-2020-is-the-perfect-time-to-revisit-irc/

Online Communities for kids

https://www.commonsense.org/education/top-picks/great-online-communities-for-kids

Safe online communities for kids

https://www.socialmoms.com/know/tech/social-media/online-social-community-for-young-kid/

Also In The April 2021 Issue

Are you an avid bird watcher and/or interested in nature conservation? Then the ebird app may be perfect for you!

Learn how you can trace the origins of pixel art all the way back to the mid-1800s!

Learn how to use conditional statements to generate different emojis!

Quantum experiments, ripples and particle waves! Get ready to learn more about the weird world of quantum physics!

No need to douse your computer in holy water, these daemons are friendly!

Learn how Limor Fried turned her tinkering hobby into a multi-million dollar company!

What is a qbit and how can it potentially change the world? Find out as we explore quantum computing!

An interview with the creator of the small internet community rawtext.club!

Complete your at-home art museum experience by creating a tour!

Class is back in session and this time we will be learning the basics of soldering!

Learn how our ancestors calculated complex problems prior to modern computing technology!

Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for April 2021.

Links from the bottom of all the April 2021 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.