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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So I bought this on a lark and bkeno reading it. He now writes bad jokes about algorithms and dinosaurs. Mar 14, H Lynnea rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Sort of an Alice in Wonderland for computer nerds. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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Dec 16, Jason Hall rated it really liked it. But an hour later, when I kept recognizing concepts, names, and miscellaneous facts that remain in the deep recesses of the mind, I found myself enjoying this cute little “Alice in Wonderland” type book, thinking at the end it would take ipsu of the fear of programming away from kids who are bombarded with terminology.

Books by Carlos Bueno. I definitely reccomend it to anybody who feels afraid or intimidated by Big Computer Books. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.


The basis of any computer programming is being able to apply logic and to break laurn complex ideas into simple ones. The chapter on the Byzantine Process was pretty funny.

In its best moments this book reminded me of The Phantom Tollbooth quirky and thought-provoking with funny word play and turning of abstract ideas into entertaining characters and scenarios.

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Instead of the rules of chess, Lauren Ipsum looks at the world of logic and mathematics. Explore our editors’ picks for the best kids’ carloz of the month. One person found this helpful.

Lauren Ipsum is a children’s story about computer science. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Starting with meeting Jargon-like creatures that nearly overwhelm her, she meets up with the Travelling Salesman who directs her to a person who creates ideas which starts her on a journey delivering telescopes to various l An interesting tale about a girl who wanders into Userland and while reading about her quest to return to her home, the reader picks up concepts in Computer Science and Programming without ever encountering a computer which is just a concrete application of Computer Science.

Meet Lauren, an adventurer lost in Userland who needs to find her way home by solving a series of puzzles. Product details File Size: Questions about this project? I read it to my 6-year-old daughter.

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And it is an enjoyable ride of puns and riddles though the learning process. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Trivia About Lauren Ipsum. As the author states, the words computer programming may be in the subtitle, but that’s not what’s really between the pages. The truth is that computer science is not really about the computer. Learnt some valuable laauren science concepts too since this oauren taught to a child, it was very easy to grasp.

They decided they wanted to read it out loud themselves to each other.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Sep 02, Mayjune rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give upsum a second life. Sep 22, Keith Peters rated it it was ok Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Lauren Ipsumplease sign up.