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The Kids and Computers page is a collection of resources for designers, producers, researchers, and practitioners of interactive media for children and adolescents.

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Sub-Topic Areas: CHI KIDS EXPERIENCE (4) - ORGANIZATIONS (12) - RESEARCH (16) - RESOURCES (32) - SIGCHI RESOURCES (6) - SITES (32) - TOTAL (85)

CHI KIDS EXPERIENCE : Experiences from the ACM SIGCHI CHIkids program of technology immersion

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  1. CHIkids at CHI 96
    From the CHIkids newsroom.
  2. CHIkids at CHI 97
    CHI Conference News from the CHIkids Newsroom.
  3. CHIkids at CHI 98
    CHI Conference News from the CHIkids Newsroom.
  4. CHIkids at CHI 99
    CHI Conference News from the CHIkids Newsroom.

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ORGANIZATIONS : Organizations concerned with kids and computers

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  1. Center for Highly Interactive Computing in Education United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Elliot Soloway 2002-03-05 University of Michigan soloway@umich.edu
    The Center for Highly Interactive Computing in Education at the University of Michigan develops learner-centered technology and curriculum that addresses major needs of schools today -- Enabling all students to learn and enabling students and teachers to engage in serious intellectual inquiry around authentic, meaningful, motivating, mindful-learning experiences.
  2. Computers 4 Kids
    Nonprofit organization refurbishing donated computers for schools and organizations.
  3. Dwight's Computers for Kids United States, Florida, Miami Beach
    Howard G. Kaufman 2002-03-14 Association for Better Child Care, Development & Education askus@abc-cde.com
    Why do we continue to pollute our environment with surplus computer equipment, when we can rejuvenate and distribute the equipment to kids in computerless households?
  4. Giant Campus: Summer Computer Camps & Online Camps United States, 50+ Locations, Located in 21 States
    Giant Campus 2009-03-17 Giant Campus info@giantcampus.com
    Giant Campus is an education and learning experience company that empowers both children and adults through in-person and online technology camps. These programs provide education on cutting-edge technology for game and Web design, digital photography, video production, computer programming, business applications, and much more. Students are encouraged to reach their full creative potential, with camps focused on building collaboration, communication and critical thinking skills. Millions of students worldwide have participated in Giant Campus programs since 1997 in a wide variety of environments, from K-12 classrooms to U.S. military installations, and at prestigious academic institutions such as Duke University, MIT, Stanford University and UCLA.
  5. iD Tech Camps & iD Tech Academies for ages 7-18 English 80+ universities nationwide in 28 states; 1-888-709-TECH (8324)
    2014-01-20 iD Tech Camps info@iDTech.com
    Take interests further for school, college, and future careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). At iD Tech Camps, ages 7-17 create apps, video games, C++/Java programs, movies, and more. Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs held at Stanford, Princeton, Yale, and others. Also 2-week, intensive, pre-college programs for ages 13-18 held at select universities: iD Programming Academy, iD Game Design & Development Academy, and iD Film Academy.
  6. IDC: Interaction Design for Children
    2010- IFIP TC13.2
    The general goals of the IDC conference are to better understand children's needs, and how to design for them, by presenting and discussing the most innovative research in the field of interaction design for children, by exhibiting the most recent developments in design and design methodologies, and by gathering the leading minds in the field of interaction design for children.
  7. Mediatech Foundation United States, New Jersey, Flemington
    Warren Buckleitner 2005-06-08 Mediatech Foundation warren@childrenssoftware.com
    Mediatech is a not for profit community technology center that is home to CTRs software library. It is the home of CTRs software testing process. Open daily to the public, researchers and product managers interested in design are welcome. Hardware includes game consoles, web stations, video editing equipment (for digital storytelling), Leapsters, V.Smiles and other smart toys (for lending and reviewing). Mediatech was started in 2001, and has 280 registered members, ranging from 2 to 78.
  8. National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
  9. Neopets
    Adam Powell 2002-07-29
    Ever wanted a pet but you can't have one? Why not adopt a virtual neopet? Feed it, play with it, read to it, and much more. You can also enjoy over 40 games, meet friends, and even battle it off with other pets.
  10. NetDay
    2001-12-13
    Non-profit organization that serves as a nationwide catalyst and information source for the effective and appropriate use of technology resources to enhance and support K-12 education.
  11. US Department of Education Office of Educational Technology
  12. Yahoo K-12 Technology Funding

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RESEARCH : Research sites studying use of computers by kids

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  1. AgentSheets: Interactive Simulation Authoring on the web United States, Colorado, Boulder
    Alexander Repenning 2006-01-13 Center of LifelongLearning & Design ralex@cs.colorado.edu
    A medium for creating interactive simulations that can embedded into web pages
  2. Center for Highly Interactive Computing in Education United States, Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Elliot Soloway 2002-03-05 University of Michigan soloway@umich.edu
    The Center for Highly Interactive Computing in Education at the University of Michigan develops learner-centered technology and curriculum that addresses major needs of schools today -- Enabling all students to learn and enabling students and teachers to engage in serious intellectual inquiry around authentic, meaningful, motivating, mindful-learning experiences.
  3. Child Computer Interaction Group United Kingdom, England, Preston
    Janet Read 2003-12-04 University of Central Lancashire jcread@uclan.ac.uk
    The group is primarily concerned with research relating to the design and evaluation of interactive artifacts for children. Themes include interface design, novel interaction technologies, usability testing, evaluation paradigms, and educational applications.
  4. Children as our Design Partners United States, Maryland, College Park
    Allison Druin University of Maryland allisond@umiacs.umd.edu
  5. Concord Consortium United States, Massachusetts, Concord
    1998-12-04
    Exploring technological innovations for teaching and learning
  6. Designing For or Designing With? Informant Design For Interactive Learning Environments United Kingdom, England, Brighton
    Michael Scaife Sussex University mikesc@cogs.susx.ac.uk
    Designing Interactive Learning Experiences With and For Kids, from the CHI 97 Proceedings
  7. Electronic Learning Communities United States, Georgia, Atlanta, 30332
    Amy Bruckman 2001-06-05 Georgia Institute of Technology asb@cc.gatech.edu
    Research on kids and constructionist learning online in the College of Computing at Georgia Tech.
  8. ICDL - International Children's Digital Library English Spanish Mongolian
    Tim Browne 2010-02-18
    The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. Ultimately, the Foundation aspires to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community.
  9. IDC: Interaction Design and Children
    2002-
    The general goals of the IDC conference are to better understand children's needs, and how to design for them, by presenting and discussing the most innovative research in the field of interaction design for children, by exhibiting the most recent developments in design and design methodologies, and by gathering the leading minds in the field of interaction design for children.
  10. Kids Talk Back
    Karen D. Fishler 2001-02-11 Adobe
    Developing a Web site for children? Listen up: They're telling you what they like - and parents are asking you to keep it safe.
  11. Kids' Corner: Website Usability for Children Alertbox: Web Usability Newsletter
    Jakob Nielsen 2002-04-14 useit.com
    Our usability study of kids found that they are as easily stumped by confusing websites as adults. Unlike adults, however, kids tend to view ads as content, and click accordingly. They also like colorful designs, but demand simple text and navigation.
  12. Movie Authoring and Design for Children Canada, Ontario, Toronto
    University of Toronto
  13. Natural Programming Project United States, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
    1998-06-05 Carnegie Mellon University, HCI Institute pane+@cs.cmu.edu
    "The goal of this project is to make computer programming more accessible to children and adult non-programmers."
  14. PCs for Families Project United States, Virginia, Blacksburg, 24073
    Roger Ehrich 1998-08-13 Virginia Tech ehrich@vtopus.cs.vt.edu
    The project seeks to determine whether, under the best of circumstances, access to networked computing by both students and their families has measurable effect upon long-term student achievement.
  15. Usability for Children's internet sites Italian Italy, Rome
    Mauro Cherubini 2002-07-01 Universita' di RomaTre (Rome - Italy) {www.uniroma3.it} mauroc@media.mit.edu
    The Kid Factor, usability and ergonomics of children's internet sites. An analysis of the most recent web technology for children's learning and entertainment over the internet.
  16. Usability of Websites for Teenagers Alertbox: Web Usability Newsletter
    Jakob Nielsen 2005-01-31 useit.com
    When using websites, teenagers have a lower success rate than adults and they're also easily bored. To work for teens, websites must be simple -- but not childish -- and supply plenty of interactive features.

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RESOURCES : Resources for developing software for kids

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  1. 1 Webs Directory - Kindergarten Resource English
    Christopher 2010-06-25 info@1websdirectory.com
    Provides resources for kids, teachers and parents. Includes information on schools, games, puzzles, creative ideas, coloring and more.
  2. 01webdirectory.com - K-12 Education English
    2011-01-21 01webdirectory.com webmaster@01webdirectory.com
    Gives a brief introduction to issues that are relevant for children in the K-12 group, while featuring a list of relevant resources.
  3. A site for young people! Has regularly updated info on travel, science, current affairs, thinking games and fun exercises, food and health, fashion and style, maths and books! Everything for kids! India
    Rekha Girish 2002-10-23 swami4kids v_rekha@hotmail.com
    A site for young people. Has regularly updated info on travel, science, current affairs, thinking games and fun exercises, food and health, fashion and style, maths and books.
  4. An Online Learning Solution. A software for teachers English United states
    2009-06-04 kan.edtech@gmail.com
    The Importance of Technology Literacy in the 21st Century -- An effective course delivery system has to incorporate collaboration between students in different locations, Internet research techniques, computerized assessment, and online submission of assignments. In addition, teachers need to have the ability to analyze their student's work and identify areas of relative strength and weakness, using data aggregated over the course of the year.
  5. Apple Education
  6. Children and Computers | Kids and Computers | K-12 | Young Users Prepared Search for Items in the HCI Bibiography
    2012-01-15
  7. Children's Software Revue
    Active Learning Associates
    Home page for a magazine reviewing kids software. Includes a good software finder.
  8. Cyberkidz Educational Games (PK-5) Netherlands
    G van t Slot 2010-12-22 Cyberkidz redactie@cyberkidz.nl
    Cyberkidz is a free educational platform for boys and girls in the age of 4 till 12 years. By playing the educational games, children will practise subjects they learn in elementary school.
  9. Denver Public Library Kids WonderWeb
    2006-07-03 jsmith@denver.lib.co.us
  10. Education Atlas: Online Education Guide United States, Utah, Sandy
    2006-06-30 Education Atlas info@inteliture.com
    "comprehensive guide to the best education sites on the Web. ...sorted by Education Index/Subject and lifestage..."
  11. Geometry Pointer English United States, California, Fresno
    Larry Cusick 2011-06-23 California State University, Fresno higdon.bill@yahoo.com
    Places to go on the net for geometry or geometry related items.
  12. Houghton Mifflin K-8 Resources
  13. IBM K-12 Education
  14. Interactive Learning Environments for Children Greece, Athens
    ERCIM UI4ALL (http://ui4all.ics.forth.gr/) Workshop in conjunction with the European Network for Intelligent Information Interfaces (http://www.i3net.org/).
  15. K-12 computer learning
    2002-02-06
    Learning.com is committed to integrating technology skills into language arts and math curricula. The EasyTech Instructional System gives students hands-on experience with computer technology while fully aligning with the National Educational Technology Standards (NETS). Lessons also align with grade-appropriate standards in math and language arts.
  16. K-12 Education Resources
    2009-10-12
    K-12 Education Directory, lists various K-12 education related websites, references and links to popular schools, colleges, learning, education resources, training and more.
  17. K12 Education Technology United States, Utah, Saratoga Springs
    2010-08-12 EducationCorner info@educationcorner.com
    Editor reviewed and recommended k12 school safety websites and resources.
  18. Life-Long Computer Skills Alertbox: Web Usability Newsletter
    Jakob Nielsen 2007-02-26 useit.com
    Schools should teach deep, strategic computer insights that can't be learned from reading a manual.
  19. Mediatech Foundation United States, New Jersey, Flemington
    Warren Buckleitner 2005-06-08 Mediatech Foundation warren@childrenssoftware.com
    Mediatech is a not for profit community technology center that is home to CTRs software library. It is the home of CTRs software testing process. Open daily to the public, researchers and product managers interested in design are welcome. Hardware includes game consoles, web stations, video editing equipment (for digital storytelling), Leapsters, V.Smiles and other smart toys (for lending and reviewing). Mediatech was started in 2001, and has 280 registered members, ranging from 2 to 78.
  20. Microsoft Education
  21. misc.kids.computers
    Kids and Computers Newsgroup
  22. NICHCY: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
  23. Oracle's Think.com United States, California
    Nicole M. Melander 2002-08-01 Oracle Corporation/Think.com nicole.melander@oracle.com
    Think.com provides free, protected email for kids. Teachers can easily post homework online and communicate with parents.
  24. PhysLab.net - Physics Laboratory Simulation with Java
    Maria Kovalenko 2007-05-23
    Click on one of the physics simulations. You'll see them animating in real time, and be able to interact with them by dragging objects or changing parameters like gravity.
  25. PSSG - Information risk management, privacy, and cyberliability specialists Canada, Alberta, Calgary
    Sharon Polsky 2004-04-23 Project Scope Solutions Group info@projectscope.com
    Information security, privacy, and cyberliabiality specialists. Training and awareness programs and courses for businesses, organizations, and groups interested in improving online privacy practices, understanding and avoiding online risks, and safe surfing.
  26. Psychology of Cyberspace
    John Suler suler@voicenet.com
    "psychological dimensions of the environments created by computers and online networks"
  27. Publisher Review Form
    Active Learning Associates
    Evaluation checklist used for full reviews in Children's Software Revue.
  28. Sharpened.net - Your Free Computer and Internet Resource United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis
    Per Christensson 2005-03-27 Sharpened.net
    A kid-safe computer resource with a helpful glossary of computer and Internet terms.
  29. Software Express, Inc.
    2005-02-04 packerman@swexpress.com
  30. Tenth Planet
    Suggestions for integrating technology into existing curriculum.
  31. Toddler-Proof Your Computer United States, California, Tarzana
    Howard Richman 2003-02-04 Sound Feelings Publishing howardrichman@soundfeelings.com
    These tips show steps to prepare your computer for your toddler or young child.
  32. Toys Are Us
    Benjamin A. Gorman 2000-06-28 Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute

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SIGCHI RESOURCES : ACM SIGCHI resources for developing software for kids

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  1. ACM SIGCHI BayCHI Kids & Computers Page
    SIGCHI Local Chapter BOF "Focusing on Children's Media"
  2. ACM SIGCHI Bulletin Kids Editor
    chi-bulletin-kids@acm.org
    Contact the Bulletin Kids editor.
  3. ACM SIGCHI Bulletin: Computers and Kids
    chi-Bulletin-Kids@acm.org
    Essays on kids and computers.
  4. ACM SIGCHI chi-Kids Mailing List
    Debra Lieberman chi-kids@acm.org Post to the List
    Discussion on kids and computers. Subscription requests to mailto:listserv#acm.org
  5. IDC: Interaction Design and Children
    2002-
    The general goals of the IDC conference are to better understand children's needs, and how to design for them, by presenting and discussing the most innovative research in the field of interaction design for children, by exhibiting the most recent developments in design and design methodologies, and by gathering the leading minds in the field of interaction design for children.
  6. Kids & Computers
    1998-03-21 HCI Webliography
    Links to resources for designers, producers, researchers, and practitioners of interactive media for children and adolescents.

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SITES : Interesting websites concerned with kids and software

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  1. A site for young people! Has regularly updated info on travel, science, current affairs, thinking games and fun exercises, food and health, fashion and style, maths and books! Everything for kids! India
    Rekha Girish 2002-10-23 swami4kids v_rekha@hotmail.com
    A site for young people. Has regularly updated info on travel, science, current affairs, thinking games and fun exercises, food and health, fashion and style, maths and books.
  2. ART ZONE - interactive art that you can make online English United States, DC, Washington
    Donna Mann 2006-11-17 National Gallery of Art d-mann@nga.gov
    Art Zone is the interactive component of the National Gallery's web site for children. The site offers an array of entertaining and instructive art-making activities, including "Dutch Dollhouse," "Jungle," "Collage Machine," "PaintBox," "Mobile," and "Flow."
  3. Bell, the talking animated chatbot for kids Canada, Alberta, Edmonton
    Bryant Oden 2005-09-27 University of Alberta bryant@innocentenglish.com
    This site has a kids section with a talking, animated chatbot that classes and individuals can use to explore computer/human interface chat technology
  4. Blue Web'n Learning Sites Library
    A startling number of links.
  5. Children's Television Workshop
    Home of Sesame Street, Ghostwriter, and other kids programming.
  6. Cyberkidz Educational Games (PK-5) Netherlands
    G van t Slot 2010-12-22 Cyberkidz redactie@cyberkidz.nl
    Cyberkidz is a free educational platform for boys and girls in the age of 4 till 12 years. By playing the educational games, children will practise subjects they learn in elementary school.
  7. Denver Public Library Kids WonderWeb
    2006-07-03 jsmith@denver.lib.co.us
  8. Dwight's Computers for Kids United States, Florida, Miami Beach
    Howard G. Kaufman 2002-03-14 Association for Better Child Care, Development & Education askus@abc-cde.com
    Why do we continue to pollute our environment with surplus computer equipment, when we can rejuvenate and distribute the equipment to kids in computerless households?
  9. Education Atlas: Online Education Guide United States, Utah, Sandy
    2006-06-30 Education Atlas info@inteliture.com
    "comprehensive guide to the best education sites on the Web. ...sorted by Education Index/Subject and lifestage..."
  10. Geometry Pointer English United States, California, Fresno
    Larry Cusick 2011-06-23 California State University, Fresno higdon.bill@yahoo.com
    Places to go on the net for geometry or geometry related items.
  11. ICDL - International Children's Digital Library English Spanish Mongolian
    Tim Browne 2010-02-18
    The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. Ultimately, the Foundation aspires to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community.
  12. iD Tech Camps & iD Tech Academies for ages 7-18 English 80+ universities nationwide in 28 states; 1-888-709-TECH (8324)
    2014-01-20 iD Tech Camps info@iDTech.com
    Take interests further for school, college, and future careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). At iD Tech Camps, ages 7-17 create apps, video games, C++/Java programs, movies, and more. Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs held at Stanford, Princeton, Yale, and others. Also 2-week, intensive, pre-college programs for ages 13-18 held at select universities: iD Programming Academy, iD Game Design & Development Academy, and iD Film Academy.
  13. International Kids' Space
  14. K-12 computer learning
    2002-02-06
    Learning.com is committed to integrating technology skills into language arts and math curricula. The EasyTech Instructional System gives students hands-on experience with computer technology while fully aligning with the National Educational Technology Standards (NETS). Lessons also align with grade-appropriate standards in math and language arts.
  15. Lil' Fingers Storybooks United States, New York, Plainview
    David Lumerman 2004-02-09 Lil' Fingers Inc. david@lumerman.com
    Storybooks and games for toddler age children.
  16. MaMaMedia, Inc. United States, New York
    Jessica Zirkel 1999-06-29 MaMaMedia, Inc. jessicaz@mamamedia.com
    MaMaMedia is an Internet company devoted to nurturing kids' natural love for learning.
  17. MatrixPets Australia, Cranbourne, Victoria
    2002-12-02 krungo@hotmail.com
    pet web game, intends to be educational, fun, clean and neat.
  18. MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids English United States, Colorado, Colorado Springs
    Donna Guthrie 2007-11-08 MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids DonnaG6113@AOL.COM
    MEET ME AT THE CORNER is a kid-friendly site featuring educational video pod casts hosted by New York City home schoolers. Offered free of charge these videos show the sights and sounds of the Big Apple from a kid's point of view.
  19. Neopets
    Adam Powell 2002-07-29
    Ever wanted a pet but you can't have one? Why not adopt a virtual neopet? Feed it, play with it, read to it, and much more. You can also enjoy over 40 games, meet friends, and even battle it off with other pets.
  20. NGAkids English United States, DC, Washington
    Donna Mann 2005-11-20 National Gallery of Art d-mann@nga.gov
    NGAkids helps children develop interpretive and analytical skills through interactive discussions of paintings and sculpture in the National Gallery of Art,interactive art-making activities in the Art Zone, and an animated musical story.
  21. nummòlt: math manipulatives and construction toys English, Catalan, French Spain - Barcelona 08041
    Maurici Carbó Jordi 2012-05-02 Maurici Carbó Jordi, architect maurici@nummolt.com
    Didactic tools around mathematics and physics. Flat blocks. Construction toyboxes. * Nummolt - integers Manipulation. (For windows). * Nummolt modulo applet (Java Applet) * Obbl - Construction blocks toybox. (JavaScript) * Obblog - Logic blocks toybox. (JavaScript). and a collection of little online interactive programs:: * Obbl Math Toys. (In collaboration with Wendy Petti) (mathcats.com)
  22. Oracle's Think.com United States, California
    Nicole M. Melander 2002-08-01 Oracle Corporation/Think.com nicole.melander@oracle.com
    Think.com provides free, protected email for kids. Teachers can easily post homework online and communicate with parents.
  23. PhysLab.net - Physics Laboratory Simulation with Java
    Maria Kovalenko 2007-05-23
    Click on one of the physics simulations. You'll see them animating in real time, and be able to interact with them by dragging objects or changing parameters like gravity.
  24. Programs for young children from around the globe English, but the animation is language free Canada, Ontario, Toronto
    Judy Blumstock 2007-11-18 Three S Productions judy@bunnyears.tv
    This is a website for children 3-7 which webcasts animation from around the globe. A special section for bedtime is a unique feature.
  25. Public Broadcasting System
    PBS Kids Page
  26. Room 108: a primary education center for kids English Canada
    J. Rickey 2007-01-23 kingksid@netrover.com
    Over 400 pages of free educational activities for the primary child.
  27. Software Express, Inc.
    2005-02-04 packerman@swexpress.com
  28. The In Site for Teens
    Annie Fox
    Example of topics, artwork, and attitude that reach teens effectively.
  29. The Original Shnoozles English United States, California, Irvine
    Eileen Morris 2009-03-15 Shnoozles, LLC judjah@aol.com
    A music-driven website designed especially for children 3 to 8 years old. (Grown-up participation is always welcome and recommended.) In Shnoozleland you will find a fun-loving group of characters. The Original Shnoozles ready and waiting to help encourage and promote reading, writing and creativity.
  30. Wackywindows.com English United Kingdom, London
    2007-05-07 Morphstone Limited info@wackywindows.com
    Educational playground for kids
  31. Yahoo Children
    Society and Culture: Cultures and Groups: Children
  32. YourBedtimeStory.Com English
    2012-01-10 info@yourbedtimestory.com
    Website where you can customize bedtime stories for your son or daughter. Also print story-related coloring pages to complete the experience.

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