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This edition of Computer Science for Fun concentrates on mobile computing, with articles ranging across:
• Book promotion with QR codes
• What the slow art movement did to email
• Robots in close relationships with humans
• Breaking down social barriers with technology
This computer animation special is issue 11 of the series Computer Science for Fun. It features a range of articles covering:
• The history of computer animation
• Animation basics
• Automata – precursors to computers
• Soap bubbles and the Travelling Salesman Problem
The fashion issue of Computer Science for Fun includes articles covering:
• Wearable technology in sport and the celebrity world
• Card tricks
• Recognition and mood analysis using data from monitoring walking patterns
• Naked robots
• Iron Man suit technology
• Living with...
This issue of Computer Science for fun is entitled ‘Faces’ – it looks at the importance of a face in computer science, and includes articles on:
• TactileFace – a printer for the visually impaired
• Modelling continental drift
• Describing faces – Face Space
• Facially expressive robots...
To mark the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Alan Turing, this edition of Computer Science for Fun explores his world-changing ideas. It includes articles on:
• The life and work of Alan Turing, and how the world has changed since then.
• Modern internet encryption
• Hiding information in...
This edition of Computer Science for Fun looks at human-computer interaction (HCI), and how designers aim to make computers that feel good to use. The articles cover:
• ‘Invoked computing’ – camouflaged computers
• HCI and F1 steering wheels
• Cheating robots
• Handshaking – tuning into...
The language of computer science and programming is the focus of this edition of Computer Science for Fun. The articles cover:
• Arabic programming language
• White-hat hackers and penetration testing
• The Chinese Room thought experiment and artificial intelligence
• TuneTrace – ‘...
This edition of Computer Science for Fun examines how computer science has improved the safety of medicine and hospitals and how accidents have happened in the past. The articles include:
• Therac-25 cancer therapy – safety-critical applications
• Programming magic tricks
This edition of Computer Science for fun asks ‘Can Machines be Creative?’ The articles inside include:
• The work of Ada Lovelace
• Playfulness and creativity
• The letter-writing algorithm that dare not speak its name
• Teaching computers – a parent-child relationship
This issue of Computer Science for Fun focuses on multimodal design. This involves interfacing with computers using more than one of your senses.
The articles include:
• Using air and ultrasound to create ‘shapes’ you can feel.
• Medical and veterinary training simulators with haptic feedback...