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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Both utilize logic and questions and obvious statements to show just how little thinking we have become accustomed to doing. The main character, Lauren Ipsum, goes along on her adventures and learns lessons, and we end carllos learning right along side her. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.
This is a cute story for anyone that already understands CS concepts. I’m not the target audience, though.
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It gave me the kind of feeling you get when you come across an old favourite forgotten on a top shelf. Lauren Ipsum is a children’s caglos about computer science. It is just a tool to help you see ideas more Not Enabled Word Wise: This is a very cool book. It remains timeless though in how it imparts values that we could all use in our everyday life. It follows a young girl through a fantasy land where she is introduced to computer science ideas with no computers in the story at all and solves problems to reach her goals.
Carlso perhaps might be appropriate for children with a parent or very close adult with whom they could discuss varlos topics in the book.
Read Lauren Ipsum yourself or with someone littler than you, then flip to the notes at the back of the book to learn more about logic and computer science in the real world. Written by an engineer working for Facebook and his wife, “Lauren Ipsum” is meant to be a book for teaching computer science to children. I even feel like I learned something!
Not quite everything is explained in the notes, either; the story stands well enough on it’s own, but there’s enough missing ipsym a kid could come back to it a few years later and get more of the references. Then they wanted it read over and over. I love the idea but I think bjeno could have benefited with a tighter, more in depth, focus on fewer concepts to be helpful as a learning tool.
Our favorite toys for everyone on your list. Instead of the rules of chess, Lauren Ipsum looks at the world of logic and mathematics. If the idea of a computer science book without computers upsets you, please close your eyes until you’ve finished reading the rest of this page.
Kids would eat that up and learn a lot from it — in my opinion: There are chapter-by-chapter notes at the end explaining some of the references. If you, like me, do programming on a regular basis but have found your progress impeded by the lack of a computer science background this book is a nice first step. Learn more about Amazon Prime. I can see what Bueno was aiming for here combining an Alice In Wonderland like story with computing and computer science concepts.
Lauren Ipsum is a whimsical journey through a land where logic and computer science come to life. They decided they wanted to read it out loud themselves to each other. Journey Inside the Computer. Maybe in the sequel? The story itself is engaging for a younger audience, and I believe the book is a good resource to wet their appetite about CS, especially if read with somebody already knowledgeable about the concepts. See all 40 reviews.
Jun 30, Jamie King rated it it was amazing Shelves: I definitely reccomend it to anybody who feels afraid or intimidated by Big Computer Books. The attacker’s strategy is pretty much the same as the one used in the children’s game hangman. Plus, a lot of the concepts explored are explained at the end, anyway.
A creative venture into computer programming concepts. The thenyear-old suddenly wanted to know it all.
Lauren Ipsum by Carlos Bueno
Crlos isn’t a bad book. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I’m not able to pick out what needs to be said about complex subjects and then say them simply, so this writer has done a particularly admirable job.
Bufno from Lauren Ipsum. Apr 09, Jerry Yoakum rated it it was amazing. The thenyear-old suddenly wanted to know it all. Yes, I already knew about the traveling merchant problem but it was fun to meet him anyway. Sort of an Alice in Wonderland for computer nerds.
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You will also be able to download the ebook. 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.
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