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Programming

THE BEGINNINGS OF A CODER

PRE COURSE THOUGHTS ON CODING This course represents our fourth at Noroff and the first with some real practical challenges that are sure to relate to what we will face in the real world. Learning to code was an initial idea I dismissed whilst trying to solve an issue in an old job. It was […]

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p-hacking studio project

NOVEMBER UPDATE : JOURNAL

A series of notes on this month’s progress. UPCOMING PRESENTATION After a busy couple of days at work I’ve just watched yesterdays studio lecture to get the latest about our upcoming presentation. As an online student I think presenting has some challenges and some benefits. In person, a good presentation can have a bigger effect. […]

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Future Paper

EDUCATION AND SOCIETY

BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSAL / PAPER SEPTEMBER 2019 EDUCATION AND SOCIETY 2.1 Abstract Education plays a crucial role in today’s western society. In this chapter we will analyse the effect of technology on both education and society. Namely, what could education look like to help society prepare for the effect that technology is creating in the […]

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THOUGHTS ON GDPR

The GDPR legislation seems very fair from afar, it seems to be empowering the individual and before watching the conference talk (https://youtu.be/meHvy24i1LU) I was strongly in favour of reducing businesses ability to have complete control over our data. I still agree with the principle – that our data shouldn’t be shared without our knowledge. But […]

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Security

API security from REDHAT

Use tokens. Establish trusted identities and then control access to services and resources by using tokens assigned to those identities. Use encryption and signatures. Encrypt your data using a method like TLS(see above). Require signatures to ensure that the right users are decrypting and modifying your data, and no one else. Identify vulnerabilities. Keep up […]

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sys.admin

UP IN THE CLOUDS

This summer I made use of some of my commuting time by studying network infrastructure via Enki a popular CS app – I highly recommend it. Also I’ve had a little experience setting up small apps on both Amazon’s AWS and Googles Cloud Platform – the AWS UX for a newbie left a lot to […]

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C++

Although I’m learning python at uni, I found this podcast very enlightening in terms of progressing my understanding of the history and bigger picture of the field. The creator of a fundamentaly vital language in software speaks very clearly and calmly – good educational stuff! ” Bjarne Stroustrup is the creator of C++, a programming […]

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CODE IS POWER

@naval Code is power. It is the new literacy. The personal computer is the most powerful tool ever invented by mankind since maybe the fire or the stone axe. And I would put it above the steam engine. I would put it above flight. I would put it above cars. I would put it above […]

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Future

THE HYPE CYCLE:

Emerging Technology: Thoughts based on: Svetlana Sicular and Kenneth Brant (2018): Hype Cycle for Artificial Intelligence 2018, Gartner. PRESSURE TO ADOPT NEW TECHNOLOGY Sometimes we come under great pressure to adopt new technology or processes whether at home or at work. This brief analysis will deal simply with a typical work culture. Why would people […]

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Privacy Security

Amazon Alexa

IoT is a huge topic and one that is hugely relevant for all computing students I feel. There is a tremendous number of data points generated and a scary level of security in general – so very many loopholes! ECHO UTILITY “The Gartner Hype Cycle of Emerging Technologies“ was covered in detail yesterday so I […]