Technology Regarding Recorded Music

Technology in music is something that is never going to stop changing. Many of us have witnessed all the stages of recorded music due to our parents or grandparents collections.. 78s were the first ways of recorded songs being played,

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Augmented Reality in Sports

Imagine this. You are a pitcher standing on the mound and while on there you have the ability to pull up information on tendencies, hot and cold zones, and other information on the current batter. Sounds almost like a video

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Facebook Home

The only things certain in life are death, taxes, and Facebook updates. Facebook has gone through numerous changes since its humble beginnings. The introduction of the “Like” button was revolutionary and the addition of the Timeline was earth shattering to

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Android smartphone for police officers

The New York Police Department has recentley rolled out a new smartphone with the ability to pull up records easily and with just a few screen taps. About 400 officers have received this new phone in a test program. Unlike

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All I want for Christmas is… Google Fiber

  Many of you have probably heard something about Google Fiber, but it’s hard to keep track of all the different details and recent news. Google Fiber simply put, is faster internet – much faster internet. Often Google and other

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Assignment 4

I was introduced to Skype in high school when my sister studied abroad for a semester in college. It was an easy and convenient way for her to communicate with people back home without having to pay for international calling.

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Beware the Internet Shodan has Arrived As the Ultimate Search Engine.

Computer science is a field of study continuously expanding the frontier of technology while enhancing it’s capabilities at an astronomical rate. One example is the search engine Shodan, try to imagine Google but one step further. Shodan has the ability

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Interview

Mira Moskowitz One of the ways that technology has changed in the last generation deals with the way students do research.  Only thirty or forty years ago, research for school papers was done solely at the local library.  Because there

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Children today are virtually “born digital’ (http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_IAP6493), which makes it easier for even young children to become tech savvy at an early age.  Although this sounds like an advantage in life – and for the most part it is –

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Homework
The third essay (300-500 words, posted on the blog) is due Tuesday, March 19th. This assignment isn’t as open-ended as the previous essays. Choose one of these two options as a basis for your essay.
  1. An interview or in-depth discussion with a family member or friend a generation or two older than you about a personal aspect of your own life, society, or school that they also negotiated as a young adult. Choose a specific topic in which computing technology now plays a role, and explore how that matters.
  2. Notice, and explore thoughtfully, some specific computing technology that you encounter during spring break that you don’t necessarily deal with otherwise.
Readings
(i.e., what there could be a quiz on)
Essays posted on the blog through Saturday, March 2, and Someone’s Watching You… , through Chapter 8.
Reminder
Get a Reddit account and ask to be an approved submitter to the course site there. (Details were send by email.)
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