Failing to Forget
Mayer-Sconberger
In this article the author is talking about how we as humans
embraced the technological sublime of the internet very quickly
and in doing so we have managed to shift a human normality into a
new way of living. This human
A Quantified Past: Toward Design for Remembering With Personal Informatics
By Elsden
In this article we again approach conversations about the quantified past that we are creating ourselves
as a society. As we use technology to move ever closer to a socie
Daniel Neyland & Norma Mllers
Algorithmic IF THEN rules and the conditions and consequences of power
This article by Neyland and Mollers is all about the explicit and implicit powers of the
algorithim. The way in which they accomplish this is by engaging
What Do Metrics Want? How Quantification Prescribes Social Interaction on Facebook
Benjamin Grosser
Summary by Laquayle Gray
This article by grosser is all about metrics in the context of our everyday social media namely
Facebook. These metrics and others
Potential responses
Mayer-Schonberger
In this chapter of the book we have just identified the
harms of failing to forget in the digital age. We see how the
inability of our modern age to forget can impact our future
progress and interest in some professio
The United States of Secrets Part 1
The first section of the documentary begins by addressing an
exchange between an investor, journalist, and an information
source coming straight from the NSA. In the beginning it says we
have a secret that needs to be e
THE INFORMATION PANOPTICON
Zubof
This article is all about surveillance and information on people. Panopticism is the general principle of a
new 'political anatomy' whose object and end are not the relations of sovereignty but the relations of
discipline.
Why Privacy Matters Even if You Have 'Nothing to Hide
DANIEL J. SOLOVE
Solove argues quite coherently that people are generally accepting of government
survellience. And there reasoning is usually, "Only if you're doing something wrong should you
worry, a
Information Privacy and Data Control in Cloud Computing:
Consumers, Privacy Preferences, and Market Efficiency Part 2
Privacy is an example of a word that can mean many different
things. On the Web, some people might consider social networking
posts priva
Information Privacy and Data Control in Cloud Computing: Consumers, Privacy Preferences, and Market
Efficiency.
Jay P. Kesan
In this article we can see that the authors are talking about technology privacy and the fact that many of
the apps and like thing
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 3
Friday, January 27
1. Convert the binary number 11101 to decimal
Answer:_29_
2. Convert the decimal number 875 to binary
Answer:_1101101011_
3. Convert the binary number 11001001 to hexadeci
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 18
Monday March 27, 2017
1. Trace the algorithm to find the edge with minimum weight
minimum
infinity
10
i
1
2
edge
(2,10)
5
6
7
8
1
2
2
3
3
7
(4,57)
(5,33)
(1,72)
(2,5)
(5,91)
(7,2)
2
4
node2
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 10
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
1. Is this script an algorithm? Why or why not? Describe precisely what the script does.
Answer: This script is not an algorithm because it never
terminates.
Th
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 15
Friday, March 10
1. Write a draft of an algorithm to decode a string created by the run-length encoded
method.
Answer: See Lesson 8 slides.
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 19
Friday, March 31, 2017
1. For the following graph build the adjacency list (for
9
1
2
3
4
write [2,7]):
[2,7], [3,14], [4,7]
[1,7], [3,13], [4,2]
[1,14], [2,13], [4,9]
[1,7], [2,2], [3,9]
2
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 2
Monday, January 23
1. Computers today. What do you believe are the characteristics of a typical laptop today?
a. CPU performance:_
b. Main Memory Size:_
c. Secondary Memory Size:_
2. Compute
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 5
Wednesday, February 1
1. Convert 3.6875 to binary
Answer:_11.10112_
2. Convert 0.05 to binary
Answer:_0.0000110011001100 2_
3. Consider a machine with an 8-bit word and with unsinged represe
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 1
Friday, January 20
1. Uses of computers. What are the three ways (paradigms) of doing science?
2. Future of computing. In your opinion, how much will automation affect employment by
2050?
3.
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 4
Monday, January 30
Powers of 16
160=1
1. Convert the decimal number 5027 to binary
Answer:_1001110100011_
161=16
162=256
163=4096
2. Convert the hexadecimal number 4AC to decimal
Answer:_4x1
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 6
Friday, February 3
1. What is the UTF-16 representation of the Greek letter kappa ()?
Answer:_0x03BA_
2. The picture on the screen contains the following 24-character long line segment:
0000
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 17
Wednesday March 15, 2017
1. Apply Bubble sort to the following list: 9, 8, 7, 5, 3, 2. Trace the result by writing the value of
inputList after each exchange operation
inputList
8
9
7
5
3
2
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 9
Monday, February 13, 2017
1. The Geometric interpretation of the Euclidean algorithm, when applied to a 60 x24
rectangle produces the following sequence of squares.
The size of the smallest
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 12
Friday, February 24
1. Consider a list of N numbers to be added by one computer (in the sense of the word as used
in the movie Hidden Figures). If the computer can do an addition in 30 seco
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 7
Monday, February 6
1. What is the meaning of the words analog and digita
Analog: relating to or using signals or information represented by a continuously variable
physical quantity such as
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 11
Monday, February 20
1. Apply the Euclidean Algorithm to compute gcd(39,104) and trace the values of a and b.
gcd(a,b)=
If a is equal to b, the answer is a
If a > b replace a with a-b.
Other
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 13
Monday, March 6
1. Consider the 15-item list:
15 23 45 67 79 83 105 234 345 421 500 534 575 625 716
Use binary search to look for the value 85. Trace the algorithm:
1. Get value (the value
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 8
Friday, February 10
1. The Geometric interpretation of the Euclidean algorithm, when applied to a 60 x24
rectangle produces the following sequence of squares.
The size of the smallest shaded
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 16
Monday, March 13, 2017
1. Sort the numbers 12, 34, 110, 130, 2, 5 using radix sort. Write the values of the buckets at the
end of each pass over the list.
Initial list with zeros added: 012
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INFO 102 Little Bits to Big Ideas
Spring 2017
Classwork 14
Wednesday March 8, 2017
1. Exchange redux. Consider the list:
15 23 45 67 79 83
What would be the resulting list if we use the following procedure to exchange elements
3 and 5?
Step 1: Set