Understanding the workings of computers, coding, and technological infrastructure is one of the most imperative skills of the 21st century. Even more important then is to introduce children to such concepts. But how? – With the award winning children’s book series Hello Ruby, our guest Linda Liukas rethinks how to convey computer education in an approachable yet equally compelling manner.
In our side quests, we talk about the demise and potential future of Google Stadia, the prison sentence for hacker Gary Bowser, and Russia’s restrictions of gay and queer identities.
- 00:04:05 Computer Education (with Linda Liukas)
- 00:33:28 Google is trying to salvage its failing Stadia game service with a new focus on striking deals with Peloton, Bungie, and others under the brand ‘Google Stream’ (Hugh Langley)
- 00:43:46 Bowser sentenced to 40-month prison sentence for video game crimes (Igor Bonifacic)
- 00:49:36 The Sims 4 wedding expansion won’t release in Russia because of anti-gay law (Andy Chalk)