Monthly Archives: November 2017

Blog Post 16: Computer Science for Everyone

The push for computer science information in lower level education is a rising tide in the U.S. One article writes that “the high school AP course has sustained record growth” and Ivanka Trump is pushing computer science from the White … Continue reading

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Blog Post 15: Patents and Intellectual Property

Patents are meant as legal protection of ideas and works so that you don’t invest a bunch of time in doing something only to have it stolen. Morally, this is important because it protects fair payment for labor. Practically, it … Continue reading

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Blog Post 14: Intelligence and Automation

Artificial intelligence can be defined in a few ways, but I when I say AI in my article, I want it to refer to computers that can mimic human behavior well. Artificial intelligence is something different that consciousness, because “the … Continue reading

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Blog Post 13: Fake News

Fake news is, as Time magazine reports, “false news stories, often of a sensational nature, created to be widely shared online for the purpose of generating ad revenue via web traffic or discrediting a public figure, political movement, company, etc.”.  … Continue reading

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Project 3: Privacy and Cloud Computing

When you use the cloud, you make a few trade offs. First, you give someone else control and access to all of your data as well as ensuring that your data is always available and secure. You’re essentially betting that … Continue reading

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