Patterns for Kids: Clever Elsa

Most of us have at least heard of the Grimm Fairy Tales. The Brothers Grimm travelled through Germany compiling folk tales, which they published into an excellent collection of myths (pattern-conveying stories) that convey simple lessons to us at any age. Today, we'll look at the story of Clever Elsa. --------------------- Elsa was a serving girl who

CS 101 – Get on the Bus

As we have discussed previously, computers operate as a huge array of switches, which operate in the on and off positions. What, we can reasonably ask, defines whether the switch is off or on? The answer: electricity. Buses: Wires connecting switches The average computer contains many hundreds of feet of wire, designed to carry electrical charges between