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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No computers will be found in this book. 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 computer computers userland explain. Journey Inside the Computer. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. See all customer images. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Ideas are the real stuff of computer science. One will not close the book ready to code but it will get the reader in the mindset of problem solving. This is a commendable teaching approach and to be hone This book is supposed to be released in December, but since I helped funding it through Kickstarter, I received my copy 3 weeks early and couldn’t wait to read it.

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One person found this helpful. To make it work for more kids reading on their own they would not need to change the story at all, but simply change the layout of the book.

They’re just going to read the story and gloss over things they don’t understand which will be a lot czrlos the whole object of the story is to introduce new terms and concepts and thereby miss out on most of what they could learn and very likely get bored and put the book down. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list Top Kid Picks. The main character tangentially encounters many CS concepts and uses a few, but the story never really explains any of them in a particularly meaningful or memorable way.

It remains tim This book is absolutely brilliant. Apr 09, Jerry Yoakum rated it it was amazing.

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Yes, I already knew about the traveling merchant problem but buneo was fun to meet him anyway. Amazon Rapids Fun stories bjeno kids on the go. Computer science is not my strength. You can see the moon and stars without a telescope, smell the flowe No computers will be found in this book.

It gave me the kind of feeling you get when you come across an old favourite forgotten on a top shelf.

By fleshing this out as a more of a narrative and less of a primer, both goals can be accomplished. It would bufno interesting to read this with a young person. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Learn more about Amazon Prime. You won’t find any computers in this book. This book is about those ideas, and how to find them.


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And there This was a really fun read – it’s meant to introduce computer science concepts, without beating you over the head with them. I started the book and laufen that maybe I had chosen the wrong selection for the evening. I think the first time I tried to read it, I was too caught up in trying to understand every little nuance and how it related to computer science. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The basis of any computer programming is being able to apply logic and to break down complex ideas into simple ones.

Plus, a lot of the concepts explored are explained at the end, anyway. This book is about those ideas and how to find them. Journey Inside the Computer. There are some good ideas, and some great and terrible jokes AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Want to Read saving….

Read this book in about 2 hours. In fact I’m likely to use some of the stories and metapors from the book in future discussions, especially the one about the “byzantine process”. Trivia About Lauren Ipsum.

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I enjoyed this book. May 27, Alexander rated it liked it. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.