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Welcome to cs4fn : the fun side of Computer Science

Welcome to the fun side of computer science! Explore how computer science is also about people, solving puzzles, creativity, changing the future and, especially having fun. All cs4fn articles are archived here.

Read all about computer science research and find out what excites computer scientists here or via our blog.

Learn about computing while teaching yourself magic tricks perhaps?

Or learn cyber security by watching science fiction films

Find out how women's research has been at the centre of computing from the start and still is.

If you like puzzles then have a go at some of our computational thinking puzzles and read about the linked computer science

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More from the Archives

Passing Time Last one in

Latest magazines

Magazine Issue 26

issue 26 Peter McOwan: Serious Fun

More Magazine Back Issues

issue 17 Lots more computer science for fun

For Teachers

Resources for Teachers

A bee Teaching London Computing


Computer Science and Philosophy

puppet The power of thought

Women and Computing

The cover of annual 2 The Women are here!

Safer Medical Devices

a still from the microwave racing video Microwave Racing


The Black Hole:

Black hole Explore at Random

The Maze

Maze Get Lost!


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