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August 2020 News Wire

Apple

Apple updates coding programs and resources for educators and students

https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2020/07/apple-updates-coding-programs-and-resources-for-educators-and-students/

The ‘Tesla of lawn-mowers’ uses self-driving algorithms to perfectly trim your lawn

https://www.yankodesign.com/2020/07/09/the-tesla-of-lawn-mowers-uses-self-driving-algorithms-to-perfectly-trim-your-lawns

New LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Robot Inventor lets creators build and bring to life anything they can imagine

https://www.lego.com/en-gb/aboutus/news/2020/june/lego-mindstorms-robot-inventor

The world would fall apart if it weren’t for these ancient programming languages

https://www.digitaltrends.com/features/the-modern-world-runs-on-ancient-code/

A developer explains how ‘creative coding’ could heal our relationship with technology

https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2020/07/09/a-developer-explains-how-creative-coding-could-heal-our-relationship-with-technology/

The hidden trackers in your phone, explained

https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/7/8/21311533/sdks-tracking-data-location

Also In The August 2020 Issue

Here's a fun way to identify plants, animals, birds, and more when you're outdoors!

With a new school year on the horizon and COVID-19 still ever present, students and teachers alike have question about what the future holds.

This month we will exploring the history of the first computer virus, and it is a creepy one!

Time to use your python coding skills to automate some of the more dull parts of your minecraft game!

How I solved Math Pentathlon scheduling with the round robin algorithm!

With the summer coming to an end, why not cap it off with a NFC enabled adventure?

No need to Google the origins of Google, we did the research for you!

Links from the bottom of all the August 2020 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.

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