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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Showing of 40 reviews. Once Upon an Algorithm: There are chapter-by-chapter notes at the end explaining some of the references. Set up a giveaway. 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 laurenn.

Dec 16, Jason Hall rated it ipssum liked it. After an argument with her mother, Lauren Ipsum goes for Carlos Bueno is a former Facebook engineer, graphic designer, librarian, calligrapher, data scientist, and video game repairman. Write a customer review. Sep 17, – Nov 16, 60 days. Best Practices of Spell Design.

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This is a fun kid’s book about the mathematical underpinnings of computer science, very much in the style of The Phantom Tollbooth, featuring a lost girl named Lauren and a hapless chameleon named Xor. Explore our editors’ picks for the best kids’ books of the month.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Only a programmer would understand all the references, but it’s written for beginners to enjoy. The logic puzzles Lauren encounters along the way use great real world examples to teach new concepts that force you to stretch your imagination when problem solving.

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Back matter has details on all the computer programming stuff. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Now that I’ve read that, I’m ready to read the book again and likely enjoy it more. Start reading Lauren Ipsum on your Kindle in under a minute.


I suggest you read it first for yourself, so that you can prepare to get the “voices” right when you do read it to your young ones. Read it out loud to a curious child sometime and see how many concepts you now think of in terms of lighthouses and mail daemons.

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 csrlos concepts. Computer Science for Kids. See all customer images.

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