Teaching Your Kids to Program: Variables & Data Types

So, we’ve touched on the “grammar” of programming languages, and we’ve dug a little into how programs are structured, so let’s go a little deeper into how programs handle data. If you’re totally new to programming, the terms “variables” and “data structures” might seem like an evocation of some sort of physical embodiment of information. Technically, […]

Softwire Virus On Orbis

The Softwire: Virus on Orbis 1

Generally, it’s not difficult to get your kids excited about computers, since you’ll probably spend more effort restricting the amount of time they spend playing video games than encouraging them to do so. However, getting them interested in understanding how things work is another matter. One great way to do this is to give them […]