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

Art and Computing

Margaret boden

Margaret boden interview

Computers take art in new directions

Association for Computational Creativity

AI and the Art of Ingenuity


Get Started with Pico Boards

How to set up pico with thonny

Thonny set-up


Raspberry Pi Pico

Beam Me a Soda

IoT and Sports: A World of Possibilities

Smart sports stadiums are coming

IoT in Sports

Connected Football System

Tracky sportswear assesses performance

How 5g is revolutionizing sports

5 Tech Trends Transforming In-Stadium Experience

Sports Technology Trends 2021

IoT in sports and gaming

IoT in sports transforming the field

Tottenham Hotspur’s Stadium

Flower Power and Colossus

Wikipedia Colossus article

The Colossus Mark 1

Tommy flowers

The codebreakers of Bletchley Park

Tommy Flowers and Colossus

Tommy Flowers Facts for Kids

The history of Colossus Computer

Early Electronic Computers

A brief history of encryption

G Whiz 5G?

Analog vs Digital

All the generations

List of Mobile phone generations

What do 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G really mean

Mobile Wireless Communication Technology Journey

Which Country uses a 7G network?

What is 6g and how fast will it be?

New iPhones part of 5g push

Key elements for 5g networks

Explaining 5G to kids

5g facts for kids

What’s the Point?!

Why was ! chosen for negation?

Operators in Computer Programming

Why is an exclamation mark called a bang?

Why punctuation is important while coding
Exclamation point

Textiles and Text files

The live coded loom project

Computer controlled loom

How punch cards for computers worked

An easy loom making project

History of the loom

Weaving in the ancient world

The Jacquard Loom

Power Loom

Weaving paved the way for computer coders

How industrial weaving gave us the computer (video)

Women’s Work from weaving to computer programming

Weaving with computers

Code Without a Computer

The Coding Workbook

Interview with Sam Taylor

Conversations with Women in STEM: An Interview with Sam Taylor

kids coding workbook

Open Source Projects

Awesome for beginners

Open source projects for beginners

How to get started with open source

How to contribute to open source projects: a beginner’s guide

Top 8 open source projects for 2021

Top Source Code Repository Hosts

Trending c# repositories

Top 23 C# open source projects

Top 7 open source projects for beginners

What’s Your Type?


About typeface families

530 Typeface Ideas in 2021

Typeface vs. font

Best and worst fonts

7 definitive worst fonts ever

The top easiest fonts to read

History of Typography”

The evolution of typography

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9 best websites for free fonts online

Fabulous fonts trends for 2021

What are Keywords in Programming Languages?

Keywords and identifiers

C keywords

Programming Visual Basic

Reserved Word”

C++ reserved words

What it a reserved word?

Reserved words: Real Python




HOW TO WRITE A FRACTURED FAIRY TALE (free eBook in Epic books!)

Code with Pics in Pyret

Pyret Editor

Bootstrap World Middle and High School Curriculum/Courses (Pyret-based)

Why Pyret?

Pyret Documentation

Pyret to Python


The Pyret Crew

Lessons from Mars

Decomposition in problem-solving

Decomposition in Computational thinking

Decomposing math center activities

Pattern Recognition in Computational Thinking

Pattern Recognition: a key skill for computational thinking

Building a Mars Base

Mars Habitat

How to Build a Mars Base

How to build on Mars

Design for a space habitat

Making Houses on Mars

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Also In The October 2021 Issue

30+ ideas for STEAM-theme gifts for kids of all ages!

Everyone knows the difference between saying, “Let’s eat, grandma!” and “Let’s eat grandma!” Computers don't.

Join us as we weave together how looms and binary data are comparable!

Time for lesson two on how to make a fairy tale in Scratch!

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

We all use fonts yet rarely notice they are designed. Here are some interesting details to help you notice fonts.

Looking to put your programming skills to the test? It may be time to join an open-source project!

Exploring the relationship between operators, negation, and exclamation points!

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

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