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October 10, 2011 AT 3:20 pm

Lauren Ipsum: Computer Science for Kids


Lauren Ipsum: Computer Science for Kids.

Lauren Ipsum is a children’s story about computer science. In 20 chapters and ~35K words, she encounters dozens of ideas from timing attacks to algorithm design, the subtle power of names, and how to get a fair flip out of even the most unfair coin.

The book is mostly written, and Ytaelena is working on the illustrations and layout. We’ve been working on this project over nights & weekends for about a year and a half. In return for a signed pre-sale copy of the book, your pledges will go towards translating the book into Spanish, Portuguese, and other languages.

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160 pages, dozens of illustrations. Perfect for kids. Available in paperback, Kindle and iPad in December 2011.

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