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August 2019 Learn More Links

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Links from the bottom of all the August 2019 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.

Fritzing

Fritzing.org

http://fritzing.org/home/

Introduction to Fritzing

https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-Lkry-SF01&hsimp=yhs-SF01&hspart=Lkry&p=fritzing#id=9&vid=e3c01a5a12640f2b0655a919930bab3a&action=click

Fritzing tutorial

https://www.instructables.com/id/Fritzing-A-Tutorial/

Creating your own parts

https://www.instructables.com/id/Fritzing-Creating-Your-Own-Parts/

LED Blink with Fritzing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OJ2etXqTKc

Fritzing diagrams

https://www.pinterest.com/randomnerdtutorials/arduino-schematics-fritzing-diagrams/

Custom parts for Fritzing

https://thecustomizewindows.com/2019/03/how-to-create-custom-parts-for-fritzing/

Citizen Science Projects

Citizen Science.gov

https://www.citizenscience.gov/#https://www.citizenscience.gov/#

SciStarter Citizen Science

https://scistarter.org/citizen-sciencehttps://scistarter.org/citizen-science

Amazing citizen scientist projects

https://www.kcedventures.com/blog/12-amazing-citizen-scientist-projects-for-kids

Kids make great citizen scientists

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/kids-make-great-citizen-scientists

Six citizen science projects

http://simplegreenorganichappy.com/2016/05/6-citizen-science-projects-for-2016-for-kids/

Money saving citizen science projects

https://www.thepennyhoarder.com/save-money/citizen-science-projects/

Jordan Reeves: Prosthetic Arm with a Glitter Cannon

Jordan Reeves videos

https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-Lkry-SF01&hsimp=yhs-SF01&hspart=Lkry&p=Jordan+Reeves#id=1&vid=0ec57282623ec18b746f84a89fefead6&action=click

Born Just Right

https://www.cnn.com/2017/02/13/health/jordan-reeves-born-just-right-limb-difference-profile/index.html

Steam Squad Jordan Reeves

https://newzhook.com/story/21839http://www.thesteamsquad.org/JordanReeves.html

Project Unicorn

https://newzhook.com/story/21839

Unicorn Prosthetic

https://blog.adafruit.com/2017/02/22/project-unicorn-a-prosthetic-arm-that-shoots-glitter-wearablewednesday/

Nothing can stop her

https://sn4.scholastic.com/issues/2018-19/020419/nothing-can-stop-her.html#On%20Level

Jordan Reeves video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gBP2BbalNM

Games before CD and HDMI

Download Radio Games

https://www.kotaku.co.uk/2014/10/13/people-used-download-games-radio

Loading retrogames on tape on C64

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnHW-f5ayhs

Remembering Commodore 64

https://www.trustedreviews.com/opinion/commodore-64-3274430

When games used to be downloaded from the radio

https://www.kotaku.co.uk/2014/10/13/people-used-download-games-radio

Downloading games from the radio

https://www.amusingplanet.com/2019/04/people-once-downloaded-games-from-radio.html

How do Driverless Cars See?

How do driverless cars work

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/cars/features/how-do-driverless-cars-work/

Driverless cars of the future

https://www.alphr.com/cars/1001329/driverless-cars-of-the-future-how-far-away-are-we-from-autonomous-cars

Waymo

https://waymo.com/

Waymo

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

Driveless cars advantages and disadvantages

https://axleaddict.com/safety/Advantages-and-Disadvantages-of-Driverless-Cars

Driverless car technology

https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-Lkry-SF01&hsimp=yhs-SF01&hspart=Lkry&p=driverless+cars+technology#id=6&vid=25e5d08443e9564837a6b96de44abeba&action=click

Smart City

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

Driverless cars and smart cities

http://theconversation.com/driverless-cars-are-forcing-cities-to-become-smart-94707

Driverless cars and smart cities

https://www.richardvanhooijdonk.com/en/blog/driverless-cars-smart-cities/

Driverless cars and smart cities

https://www.befutureready.com/ezine-article/no-drivers-wanted-driverless-cars-smart-city/

What’s a Day Zero Virus?

Virus definition

https://techterms.com/definition/virus_definition

How does an anti-virus work?

https://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001738.htm

Zero-day virus definition

https://www.techopedia.com/definition/29740/zero-day-virus

Zero day vulnerabilities

https://us.norton.com/internetsecurity-emerging-threats-how-do-zero-day-vulnerabilities-work-30sectech.html

Zero Day

https://www.avast.com/c-zero-day

Top ten anti-virus sites

https://antivirus.thetop10sites.com/h

What is Stuxnet

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3218104/what-is-stuxnet-who-created-it-and-how-does-it-work.html

What is zero day exploit?

https://www.howtoremoveit.info/what-is-zero-day-exploit/

Creepy Faces in SketchUp

Happy Halloween

https://danieltal.com/happy-halloween/

ModelMetricks for teachers

http://www.3dvinci.net/forteachersmodelmetricks.htm

Sketchup mosaics

https://danieltal.com/sketchup-mosaics/

Scratch Explorables

Explorable explanation

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

HTML5

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTML5

What is HTML5

https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-Lkry-SF01&hsimp=yhs-SF01&hspart=Lkry&p=what+is+html5#id=3&vid=8e5fde2caa4d71c2fa1e189d461a3de0&action=click”>https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-Lkry-SF01&hsimp=yhs-SF01&hspart=Lkry&p=what+is+html5#id=3&vid=8e5fde2caa4d71c2fa1e189d461a3de0&action=click

Squeak Tutorial

https://en.scratch-wiki.info/wiki/Squeak_Tutorial

Scratch, Squeak, Alice and Go

https://www.computerworld.com/article/2468227/scratch–squeak–alice-and-go—-programming-for-kids–adults-and-everyone-else.html

STEAM Lab Jr

My Steam Labs

http://www.mysteamlabs.org/http://www.mysteamlabs.org/http://www.mysteamlabs.org/

Stem Jr. Little Tykes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RjNYmhuOFk

Steam education games

https://www.steamcraftedu.com/steam-education-games-kids-should-play/

Kindergarten Stem Activities

https://thestemlaboratory.com/kindergarten-stem-activities/

25 steam projects

https://babbledabbledo.com/25-steam-projects-for-kids/

Science experiments and activities

https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/science-experiments-and-activities/

Stem activities for kids

https://thestemlaboratory.com/stem-activities-for-kids/

Idris

Whitespace

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitespace_%28programming_language%29

Whitespace programming

https://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/whitespace-programming/

Bizarre Programming languages

https://code.tutsplus.com/articles/10-most-bizarre-programming-languages-ever-created–net-2412

Idris

https://wiki2.org/en/Idris_(programming_language)

Dependently Typed programming

https://medium.com/click-travel/why-you-should-care-about-dependently-typed-programming-2f7a409f31c0

Dependently Typed Languages

https://www.slant.co/topics/10466/~dependently-typed-languages

Idris website and tutorial

https://www.idris-lang.org/ http://docs.idris-lang.org/en/latest/tutorial/index.html

The Idris book

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26331996-type-driven-development-with-idris

Curry-Howard isomorphism: the thing that connects types and logic

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curry%E2%80%93Howard_correspondence

Martin-Löf Type Theory

http://www.cse.chalmers.se/research/group/logic/book/book.pdf

Scratch and Motion

Doing Physics with Scratch

https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-Lkry-SF01&hsimp=yhs-SF01&hspart=Lkry&p=Doing+physics+with+Scratch#action=view&id=9&vid=155e1b75500e8445e237992d66cae12f

Scratch – Velocity

https://en.scratch-wiki.info/wiki/Velocity

Movement in Scratch

https://breakoutmentors.com/advanced-movement-in-scratch-acceleration-and-velocity/

Simulating Gravity

https://en.scratch-wiki.info/wiki/Simulating_Gravity

Racing Game in Scratch

https://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Racing-Game-in-Scratch

Programming velocity

http://www.raspberry-pi-geek.com/Archive/2014/03/Programming-velocity-and-speed-in-Scratch

Types

Statically typed – definition

https://www.techopedia.com/definition/22321/statically-typed

Statically vs. Dynamically typed languages

https://hackernoon.com/statically-typed-vs-dynamically-typed-languages-e4778e1ca55

Kids’ Programming Languages

https://www.lifewire.com/kids-programming-languages-4125938

Type systems

https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2013/04/introduction-to-programming-type-systems/

Graphics Cards

Best graphics cards

https://www.pcgamer.com/the-best-graphics-cards/ pcgamer.com/the-best-graphics-cards/

Graphics hardware

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

Find Out What Graphics Card you have

https://www.wikihow.com/Find-Out-What-Graphics-Card-You-Have

What is frame buffer

http://ecomputernotes.com/computer-graphics/basic-of-computer-graphics/what-is-frame-buffer

Graphics book

http://math.hws.edu/graphicsbook/c7/s4.html

Pixel definition?

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pixel

What are Pixels

https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-Lkry-SF01&hsimp=yhs-SF01&hspart=Lkry&p=what+are+pixels#id=1&vid=24df6199a5fb4be8eea317a58ac5377b&action=click

What is a pixel?

http://www.newtechnologysite.com/graphics/what_is_pixel.html

Pixel Video

https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-Lkry-SF01&hsimp=yhs-SF01&hspart=Lkry&p=what+are+pixels#id=3&vid=bc0b7fb1bfda828cbe358cd48523ac56&action=click

3D graphics

https://www.lifewire.com/graphics-cards-3d-graphics-834089

foo bar baz

Google Foobar Challenge

https://medium.freecodecamp.org/the-foobar-challenge-googles-hidden-test-for-developers-ed8027c1184

Foobar

http://irislee.github.io/blog/2013/10/17/what-is-foobar/

Foo Camp

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

Metasyntactic Variable

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

Jargon

https://www.computerhope.com/jargon/p/plactext.htm

Dogfooding

Eat Your Own Dogfood

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eating_your_own_dog_food
https://web.archive.org/web/20080621080007/http://news.zdnet.com/2100-3513_22-5047467.html
https://www.computer.org/csdl/mags/so/2006/03/s3005.html

What is the Work of Dogs in this Country?

http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/fog0000000012.html

al-Jazari Automatons

al-Jazari

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ismail_Al-Jazari

Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices

https://books.google.com/books/about/The_Book_of_Knowledge_of_Ingenious_Mecha.html?id=EUTqCAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=kp_read_button&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false

Elephant Clock

http://www.1001inventions.com/media/video/clock
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elephant_clock

1001 Inventions

An award=winning science and cultural heritage organization that raises awareness of the golden age of Muslim civilization, including the creations of al-Jaziri.
http://1001inventions.com/
http://www.1001inventions.com/libraryofsecrets

Also In The August 2019 Issue

Explore the world, spend time with family and friends, and shed some light on the secrets of nature!

Make your sprite’s motion more realistic by adding acceleration and gravity to your code!

These three strange words keep popping up in coding tutorials. What’s their story?

Interactive play is a great way for students to learn STEM concepts, and new web technologies are making this easier than ever.

Meet the STEAM star who’s combining activism, innovation, and collaboration to build a better world — with sparkles!

Eating dog food doesn't sound like much fun but it's an important part of creating software.

Transform ordinary smiling faces into something kooky and unique with this fun SketchUp activity.

Learn what your antivirus software does, and why it’s important to keep it updated.

Driverless cars could mean less traffic and less accidents, but their developers have some challenges to solve.

A long time ago, before the internet, games were stored on cassette tapes — just like music! Well, Sort of.

We might think robots are a modern invention. But al-Jazari created amazing automatons in the thirteenth century. Today we would call him a maker.

Why does your computer need special hardware to render graphics? And what’s the deal with all those pixels, anyways?

A quick primer to the ins and outs of typed vs untyped programming languages.

Links from the bottom of all the August 2019 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.

Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for August 2019.