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Carlos Bueno is raising funds for Lauren Ipsum: Computer Science for Kids on Kickstarter! A story about computer science and other. Lauren Ipsum. A Story About Computer Science and Other Improbable Things. by Carlos Bueno. December , pp. ISBN Lauren Ipsum. 2 reviews. by Carlos Bueno. Publisher: No Starch Press. Release Date: December ISBN: View table of contents.

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A story about computer science and other improbable things. This book teaches you about some technological phrases and riddle like questions. But on the way she encounters a Travelling Salesman, Fencepost problems, binary decisions I bought this book during another infamous evening of being physically exhausted, but mentally ready to write the program that everyone knows exists, should they take the time to concentrate, much like the novel in each of us.

The book is mostly written, and Ytaelena is working on the illustrations and layout. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. It perhaps might be appropriate for children with a parent or very close adult with whom they could discuss the topics in the book.

Sep 17, – Nov 16, 60 days. This book is about those ideas, and how to find them. I loved this book.

Lauren Ipsum

My granddaughters had no interest in technology, nor exhibited any tendency to want to learn anything budno it or computers Computer Science for Kids. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Written by an engineer working for Facebook and his wife, “Lauren Ipsum” is meant to be a book for teaching computer science to children.


This was sold to me as a nice introduction to algorithms for kids. The appendix doesn’t even have the courtesy to be in carloe order listed alphabetically. It’s very Alice-In-Wonderland feeling.

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If checking a completely wrong password takes less time than a mostly-wrong password, you can use that information to guess the password, one letter at a time. I suggest you read it first for yourself, so that you can prepare to get the “voices” right when you do read it to your young ones.

Adorable Alice journey set in the world of computer programming. No peeking at the source code. The concepts share are foundational and it is presented in a neat, easy to understand manner. The best thing to do would be to use this book as a discussion between an adult and a child as they read it together.

Read it out loud to a curious child sometime and see how many concepts you now think of in terms of lighthouses and mail daemons. This isn’t a bad book. Aug 10, Shaz rated it really liked laureen. It remains timeless though in how it imparts values that we could all use in our everyday life. It reminds me bieno much of one of my favorite books, The Phantom Tollbooth. The thenyear-old suddenly wanted to know it all.

Not quite everything is explained in the notes, either; the story stands well enough on it’s own, but there’s enough missing that a kid could come back to ipeum a few years later and get more of the references. You can also play with computer science without Computer Science fans, fans of The Phantom Tollbooth.

Or she could use a stopwatch and always wait to give her answer until 30 seconds have passed. My daughter enjoyed the story and it introduces some basic computer science ideas, without laureen too technical.


My intuition is that children without such a resource or prior exposure to CS would later have “Aha!

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Look forward to sharing it with my daughter when she is older. It remains tim This book is absolutely brilliant. Get fast, free shipping ilsum Amazon Prime.

December 14, Sold by: It’s very Alice-In-Wonderland feeling.

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I read it to my 6-year-old daughter. These are some of the principles that the book teaches. What you are doing is a timing attack. Please try again later. Like what you read?

It’s really fascinating to read such a beautifully written book. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Maybe in the sequel? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The truth is that computer science is not really about the computer. If you are a seller carkos this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Read reviews that mention computer science phantom tollbooth lauren ipsum alice in wonderland field guide round robins main character highly recommended carlos bueno year old great job fun way read this book explains concepts story for kids great book concepts of laurwn computers userland explain.