I am a little bit provocative. Word processing softwares are still important and have been a gateway to the use of computers. Nonetheless last 10-15 years have seen a great evolution in technology. Actually an evolution in the paradigm of use of technology: systems are smaller, more portable but mainly... [Read more]
Why the computer does not reply when you speak to it
When we talked about pinning the tail on the donkey we said that coding consists in telling instructions, the problem is that the computer does not speak our language. [Read more]
Data and information
What's the difference?
You probably know both words and probably use them interchangeably in your everyday life, but there’s actually a small but meaningful difference that is better to keep in mind. [Read more]
Pin the tail on the donkey
Turn a kids' game into a coding experience
A problem and a simple set of instructions to solve it. A good starting point for a game but also for coding. One of the two players is blindfolded and must pin a paper tail in the right place. He can do only few actions: go up, down, left or... [Read more]
You already know coding, you just didn't realize!
Coding is giving instructions to a computer to solve a problem or complete a task. We can write more complex definitions and go deep with details but now I want to focus on what you already know. [Read more]