These STEM-related articles caught my eye this week. First up a Cool Climate Footprint Calculator. What is your role in creating (and stemming) climate change? US residents can calculate your carbon emissions based on their ZIP code, number of family members and income level. I found it interesting to play around with the variables to see how that affected my expected C02 emission. This free online tool from Berkeley also lets you drill down into the specifics of your diet and travel. h/t Emily White
I’ve talked with my programming-minded teen about the fact that he’s always going to need to build his repertoire, so this article from Mashable on ten programming languages to learn in 2014 stuck a note.
BotBall season is starting! I don’t know anyone who participates in this robotics league, so if you do, please get in touch. I’d love to learn more.