Friday, February 16, 2018

Week of February 19th - 23rd, 2018

Monday:
President's day, no school

Tuesday:
Wrap up loose ends from computer security unit:
Cyberwar Threat from NOVA (2015) (53:10)
Ukraine blames cyberattack for Christmas power outage (2016) (5:48)

Go over any questions from test review sheet. Here are the "official" definitions for the security vocabulary.


Introduce Medical Informatics unit and projects
All groups working on informatics project. Each group must create a google docs presentation and share it with Mr. J. by the end of the period
Some sources to start with are at:
https://sites.google.com/a/ctemc.org/judkis/medical-informatics

Wednesday:
Test on material since beginning of semester
Work on medical informatics projects when done

Thursday:
Group 3 current events:
Remember to enter your topic here and be sure no one else from your section is already doing it. Also remember to submit your writeup to turnitin.
P1: Jovial, Esha, Caroline, Armaan, Isabella
P2: Nick, Malica, Kaushal, Jaime, Vinnie, Noa (makeup)

Please complete this post assessment on your knowledge of computer security terminology.
Everyone working on medical informatics projects.

Friday:
Computer pioneers project due, on paper and via turnitin.
Pioneer presentations will be next Monday, February 26th.
Everyone working on medical informatics projects.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Week of February 12th - 16th, 2018

Monday:
Homework for today:
Read Cookie Monsters.

Please complete this survey so I can assess your knowledge of computer security
Complete discussion of cookies and dynamic web pages.
Video:
I'd be very interested in hearing your reaction to this system for fighting cell-phone addiction:  This simple solution to smartphone addiction is now used in over 600 U.S. schools

Tuesday:
JSUMC Orientation

Wednesday:
Group 2 current events:
Remember to enter your topic here and be sure no one else from your section is already doing it. Also remember to submit your writeup to turnitin.
P1: Brynn, Josh, Renee, Jess, Ainslie
P2: Emily, Anthony, Jake, Jai, Sebastian

Homework for today is to read the following:

Video: 5 of the Worst Computer Viruses Ever

Students list ways to avoid getting malware on their computers.

Thursday:
Homework for today is to read the following:

Query class on Medical Informatics topic preferences
Videos: 

Friday:
Homework for today is to read the following:

Videos (in class):
Give out review sheet for the test next week. Also, here are the "official" definitions for the security vocabulary.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Week of February 5th - 9th, 2018

Monday:
Continue discussing digital representation of sounds and images, digital cameras, CAT scans
Discuss internet try-at-home - due Wednesday, see below.
A little bit about pixels from code.org
Pixel widgets from code.org
Aloe Blacc talking about compression from code.org
Text compression widget from code.org
Let's enhance. . . 

Gigapixel images

Tuesday:
Homework due today: Internet vocabulary


Wrap up digital representation of images and sounds, CAT scan
Begin internet discussion of internet history and technology
Videos:
The Lighting of the Beacons

What is the Internet?

Wednesday:
Homework due today: Do TCP/IP try-at-home for Windows 7, and Mac OS/X. Windows 10 users, this page may be helpful if you can't figure out how to get telnet to work.
Group 1 current events due today:
P1: Louise, Christina, Zayna, Elizabeth, Ari
P2: Maya, Hanna, Amy, Kavya, Noa
Remember to enter your topic here and be sure no one else from your section is already doing it.


Continue with discussion of Internet technology.
Videos:

Wires, Cables, and Wifi
IP addresses and DNS

Packets, Routing, and Reliability

Thursday:
Homework due today:
Read Secret Geek A-Team Hacks Back, Defends Worldwide Web and turn in this worksheet.
Recommended but not required: 

Here's an example of how big a deal a compromised DNS can be: Hackers Hijacked Bank's Entire Online Operation

Introduce Computer Pioneer project
Wrap up discussion of Internet technology
Demo Visual traceroute

News report from 1981
DNS Explained video
Review: HTTP and HTML

Demonstrate HTTP with Firefox developer tools

Friday:
Homework due today: Read How Target Figured Out a Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did and How to see everything Google knows about you

Begin discussion of Google, cloud computing, dynamic web pages
Videos: Being a Google Autocompleter (2:37)
How Google Search works (3:15)
How Search Ads Work (2:38)
How Google Apps Work (1:51)
Google Data Center (4:52)

Friday, January 26, 2018

Wrapping up and starting again: Week of January 29th - February 2nd, 2018

Monday:
Review for final exam.
Final processing project due by the end of lunchtime today.
There will be a review session after school today from 2:25 to 4:00 in room 111, come if you can.

Tuesday:
Everyone from both periods report to the media center at 7:35 for attendance.
You'll have the first 50 minutes to study, and the final exam will start at 8:25.  You'll have the full 2 hours if you want it.


Welcome to Semester 2!

Wednesday:
Please take this survey to help me know a little about you
Discuss rules and expectations, course outline, current events assignment, "Good Questions" assignment

Thursday:
Homework for the beginning of class today: register for turnitin, bring back parent/guardian contact information sheet
Ones and zeroes: introduce binary/hex numbers
What is Unicode?
Give out binary/hex worksheet - due Friday

Friday:
Homework for the beginning of class today: "Good Questions", binary/hex worksheet due
Complete binary/hex numbers discussion
Neil DeGrasse Tyson on Autotune
Audacity - free audio software
Begin discussing digital representation of sounds and images, digital cameras, CAT scans

Friday, January 19, 2018

Week of January 22nd- 26th, 2018

Please take this survey sometime this week. Thanks!

Monday:

Very short periods, Rutgers testing - all students report to media center at 8:45
Students can choose to study quietly for Rutgers test or work on project

Tuesday:

Flip day in morning, 2-1
Very short periods, Rutgers testing - all students report to media center at 8:45
Students can choose to study quietly for Rutgers test or work on project

Wednesday:
Everyone working on projects

Thursday:
Everyone working on projects
Review session after school, 2:30 - 3:30 (you don't have to stay the entire time)
There will be another session next Monday as well, also from 2:30 - 3:30

Friday:

Opportunity to ask questions before final exam next Tuesday
Remaining time will be available for working on the project


Friday, January 12, 2018

Week of January 15th - 19th, 2018

Monday:
Martin Luther King's birthday, no school

Tuesday:
Robotics and AI presentations begin.
Everyone must have shared their presentation with me by 5:00 AM today -- either email me a powerpoint file or share a Google Slides presentation by then.
Important - name your presentation or powerpoint file "lastname period", like "Jones per2". I will deduct 1 point if it is not correctly named.You must be ready to present! Presenters will be chosen at random by a computer program.

Wednesday:
Continue with Robotics and AI presentations

Thursday
Finish AI and Robotics presentations, if necessary.
Resume Processing topics: images, pixels, colors, 3D
Begin working on Processing projects

Friday:
Everyone working on Processing projects.  I will go around and take notes on what you plan to do and who (if anyone) you are working with.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Week of January 8th - 12th, 2018

Monday:
Due today: "Social Impacts of Robotics and AI" paper due at beginning of class - on paper and via turnitin. Please be sure that you have considered both positive and negative aspects.You have the option of turning the paper in on Tuesday, January 9th, for a 4% grade penalty. After Tuesday, the penalty will be 8% per day.

Continue to work on drawing project  -- due by the end of lunch on Wednesday.

Tuesday:

Flip day - 2-1-4-3 for PARCC
Introduce interactive programming with Processing.py

Wednesday:

First Processing sketch due by the end of lunchtime today
Continue with interactions with Processing
Start working on Pong game

Thursday:

Everyone working on Pong game.  Last class time.  It will be due at the end of lunchtime next Wed.

Friday:

Introduce final Processing project.
Introduce translate, rotate, scale.
Introduce working with pixels.



Robotics and AI presentations will begin Tuesday, January 16th. Everyone must have shared their presentation with me by 5:00 AM on June 5th -- either email me a powerpoint file or share a Google Slides presentation by then.

Important - name your presentation or powerpoint file "lastname period", like "Jones per2". I will deduct 1 point if it is not correctly named.

You must be ready to present on Tuesday, even though you may not actually present until Wednesday or even Thursday. Presenters will be chosen at random by a computer program.