Computers and Pronouns

Check out how scientists are using the Winograd Schema Challenge to make smarter computers!

Secret Code Hidden in Plain Sight

Looking for a new way to encode your secret messages? Try steganography!

G Whiz 5G?

What is a G and why do we have 5 of them now? Find out through this quick history of cellular data!

Flower Power and Colossus

Meet a 'Colossus' in the world of early encryption!

3D Rendered Future Worlds

Learn about the first time CGI was ever used for animation!

There’s a RAM in my PC

Sadly your computer doesn't have a tiny sheep in it, but what it does have is pretty neat!

Charles Babbage

What do cow catchers, an angry government and an early version of a modern computer have in common?

Hard Drives

Exploring another weird tech term! This time we are looking at hard disk drives!

The Double Slit Experiment

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

Daemons in my PC

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

Limor Fried

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

Trojan Horses

Find out what a giant wooden horse and your cyber security have in common!

Zip Files

Zip Zop Zoom! Learn the super cool logic behind 'ZIP' Files!

Modulo

Exploring another one of programmings many strange sounding but useful terms!

Eternal Batteries

What could we accomplish if batteries lasted forever? These two companies want to find out!

How Did Wi-Fi Get Its Name?

Wi-Fi is a weird word for sure! But what does it really mean?

Eugene Kaspersky

Learn how Eugene Kaspersky turned his antivirus making hobby into so much more!

Why is Google Called Google?

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

What was the First Computer Virus?

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

Smart Start to Summer Fun

Looking for smart ways to make the most of your summer?

Windows? Shut the Front Door!

Join us as we explore the weird history of Windows in computers!

Who’s Muscling in on Your Data?

Be wary of these password pitfalls that hackers love and learn how to keep your data secure!

How Antivirus Software Works

Yee-ha! In the wild wild west of the internet, antivirus software is a must-have partner.

Why Are Computer Mice Called That?

Have you ever wondered why your computer's mouse is called that? Well it all started with a fellow named Douglas and a block of wood...

What is a Firewall?

Learn about the key software that keeps your computer safe from viruses.

Video Game Light Guns

In the old days, before video game systems had cameras and sensors, programmers had to get creative.

Bits and Video Game History

Dive into the first “console wars” and learn how more bits led to bigger and better games.

IoT and Schools

How the Internet of Things could improve education, from VR to accessibility to facial recognition.

3D in 2D Games

Learn some of the tricks game developers use to simulate an extra dimension.

Tricky Technicians and Cybersecurity

How scammers can trick you into downloading malware onto your own computer.