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Piper is a project to unleash creativity and learn electronics and other ‘maker’ skills by playing Minecraft. It uses an innovative direct connection between a prototype board and the game, using a Raspberry Pi.
Mainly computational citizen science, some history and philosophy of science.
Thinking about quantum computing doesn’t need to wait for the revolution http://readwrite.com/2014/05/22/google-quantum-computer-project#awesm=~oF6diGeAVKy4V6
A free FORTH intended for education and learning that runs on a $10 experimenter board from Texas Instruments. Also freely available are a Windows IDE and several demonstration programs.
FORTH is a tiny language, with only a few basic concepts, suitable for people who are new to computers. It found success in the 1980s mainly in embedded systems. It also has a proud history in space research and astronomy.
With this extremely inexpensive solution, a wide audience can now learn programming by doing.
Available at 4E4th Website
A discussion of psychohistory, cliodynamics, and mathematical modeling in sociology.
NASA’s latest and biggest Mars rover due to touch down August 5, 2012.
A man in Israel was linked by brain scanner to a robot in France.