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Learn to Program with Scratch – tutorial to kids’ programming language – Boing Boing

“… new book, Learn to Program with Scratch: A Visual Introduction to Programming with Games, Art, Science, and Math. Like Super Scratch Programming Adventure, this book is aimed at the complete beginner, but it goes deeper, exploring powerful programming concepts that show how useful Scratch is, for kids and adults.” via Learn to Program with Scratch –…

Adafruit Raspberry Pi Educational Linux Distro | Adafruit Learning System

from Adafruit: “Our distro is based on “Wheezy” but comes with hardware SPI, I2C, one wire, andWiFi support for our wifi adapters. It also has some things to make overall hacking easier such sshd on startup (with key generation on first boot) and  Bonjour (so you can simply ssh raspberrypi.local from any computer on the local network)” via Overview | Adafruit Raspberry Pi Educational Linux…

I Am Woman, Watch Me Hack – NYTimes.com

“Computer science is an incredibly promising major, especially for a young woman. That and engineering are among the college degrees that can offer the highest incomes and the most flexibility — attributes widely cited for drawing many women into formerly male-dominated fields like medicine. Writing code and designing networks are also a lot more portable…

Skill Builder: Physical Computing Fabrication Tips from ITP | MAKE

Jeff Feddersen, an adjunct professor at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program asked his colleagues in the department about fabrication tips for interactive projects. Above, ITP faculty member Benedetta Piantella talks about finding enclosures online and modifying them with a laser cutter. She also shares how to use a drill to twist wires together to create a wire harness with multiple…