ā€ˇPixie by Tech4Learning on the App Store

October 14, 2018

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pixie-by-tech4learning/id609012680?mt=8


Programming for Kids | Kodable

October 14, 2018

https://www.kodable.com/


LightBot

October 14, 2018

http://lightbot.com


Tools for gentle introduction to coding

October 14, 2018

Swift Playgrounds (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/swift-playgrounds/id908519492?mt=8)

  • Drag simple blocks of code
  • Very gentle introduction to coding
  • Begin with controlling a video game character
  • iPad only

Scratch Jr (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/scratchjr/id895485086?mt=8)

  • Drag icons that represent code blocks
  • Tablet only (iPad & Android)

Blockly (https://blockly-games.appspot.com/)

  • Similar to Swift Playgrounds in its introduction
  • Begin with controlling a video game character
  • Gentle introduction to coding
  • Exposure to basic programming syntax
  • Runs in browser
  • Tablet version in beta

Scratch (https://scratch.mit.edu/)

  • More complex desktop version
  • Exposure to basic programming syntax
  • Also runs in browser

Hopscotch (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hopscotch-learn-to-code-creatively-and-make-games/id617098629?mt=8)

  • Nice video tutorials
  • Considers a broader range of applications than the other ones
  • Slightly less gentle introduction to coding
  • Tablet only (iPad & Android)

R Datacamp (https://www.datacamp.com/courses/free-introduction-to-r)

  • Browser-based introduction to R
  • Video tutorials
  • Guided interactive coding exercises
  • Full programming syntax

Protein maps chart the causes of disease | Nature

October 14, 2018

https://www.nature.com/articles/549293a


Computing With Random Pulses Promises to Simplify Circuitry and Save Power – IEEE Spectrum

October 14, 2018

https://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/hardware/computing-with-random-pulses-promises-to-simplify-circuitry-and-save-power


Simon and Garfunkel – Leaves That Are Green Lyrics | SongMeanings

October 13, 2018

https://songmeanings.com/songs/view/7361/


Pyramidal cell – Wikipedia

October 13, 2018

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


Neuroscience: The mind reader : Nature News

October 13, 2018

https://www.nature.com/news/neuroscience-the-mind-reader-1.10816


Jean-Dominique Bauby – Wikipedia

October 13, 2018

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Dominique_Bauby