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Class 25 (Monday, 3 April 2017)

News / Etc.

  • Welcome back from break! I hope that you had a relaxing time.
  • I had hoped to do a Rails project during break so that I could better learn Devise; paperwork interfered.
  • Warning: I may need to miss portions of classes for the next few days to do some interviews.

Upcoming work

  • Normal project progress.

Good things to do

  • Today at 4:15 p.m., JRC 101: “Sad! Or Stronger Than Ever? American Journalism in the Age of Fake News, Social Media, and Donald Trump.”
  • Tomorrow at 4:15 p.m. JRC 101: The 1st Mando lecture. “Reflections By Pulitzer -Prize-winning writer Dale Maharidge & photographer Michael Williamson.”
  • BAX Opening Reception (plus Robert Hodierne photographs) Friday 4:30-5:30. F aulconer gallery.
  • CS Table tomorrow! Gadfly: CS Apps for Democracy!
  • Baseball games Saturday at 1pm and 3:30 pm vs. Monmouth (if it ever stops rain ing)
  • Track and Field Saturday at Cornell at 11 am.
  • Women’s Tennis Saturday at 10:00 am

Class 19 (Monday, 6 March 2017)

News / Etc.

  • Sam unavailable Wednesday and Friday.

Upcoming work

  • Normal progress.

Good things to do

  • Technology and Human Rights
  • CS Table
  • CS Extras

Class 14 (Wednesday, 22 February 2017)

News / Etc.

  • Sam is particularly disorganized this week. Sorry.
  • Today is a work day.

Upcoming work

  • Project!
  • Presentations Monday!

Good things to do

  • CS Extras Thursday - Future of MathLAN
  • Diving this weekend
  • Met opera Saturday
  • Last Chance swimming Sunday

Class 13 (Monday, 20 February 2017)

News / Etc.

  • What did you learn from Cassie’s visit?

Upcoming work

  • Project!
  • Presentations a week from today.

Good things to do

  • Alex swiftly teaches Swift tonight at 8pm in 3821
  • CS Table Tuesday
  • Women in CS Tuesday
  • CS Extras Thursday
  • Diving this weekend
  • Met opera Saturday
  • Last Chance swimming Sunday

Class 11 (Wednesday, 15 February 2017)

News / Etc.

  • Today: Talk to clients, or work on your tasks for the iteration, or ask me questions, or all of the above.
  • Friday: Visit by alumni mentor!

Good things to do

  • Thursday extras, Thursday, 16 Feb 2017, 4:15 p.m., Science 3821: 4-1 Program with UIowa.
  • CS Table, Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017, noon: Net neutrality
  • Women’s Basketball, Saturday at 1pm.
  • Men’s Basketball, Saturday at 3pm.
  • Swimming and diving this weekend.
  • Orchestra Saturday.
  • Slavic coffee house, Saturday, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Bucksbaum Rotunda.

Class 10 (Monday, 13 February 2017)

News / Etc.

  • Wednesday: Client meetings
  • Friday: Visit by alumni mentor!

Presentations

  • What have you accomplished in the past two weeks?
  • What are your primary goals for the next two weeks? How many points have you assigned to each goal?
  • What challenges do you anticipate?

Good things to do

  • CS Table, Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017, noon: On Technology, Slots, and Whales.
  • Thursday extras, Thursday, 16 Feb 2017, 4:15 p.m., Science 3821: 4-1 Program with UIowa.
  • Women’s Basketball, Saturday at 1pm.
  • Men’s Basketball, Saturday at 3pm.

Class 9 (Friday, 10 February 2017)

News / Etc.

  • You will be presenting as groups on Monday. Your questions are as follows.
    • What have you accomplished in the past two weeks?
    • What are your primary goals for the next two weeks? How many points have you assigned to each goal?
    • What challenges do you anticipate?
    • When are you planning to meet with your partners?
  • Swapping 321 and 322 today. Deal.

Upcoming work

  • Six hours per week on your project, more or less.

Good things to do

  • CS Table, Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017, noon: On Technology, Slots, and Whales.
  • Thursday extras, Thursday, 16 Feb 2017, 4:15 p.m., Science 3821: 4-1 Program with UIowa.
  • Women’s Basketball, Saturday at 1pm.
  • Men’s Basketball, Saturday at 3pm.
  • Indoor track meet.
  • Large Group Speech Showcase, Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

PSA

  • Note that BAC cards are available from Connie on JRC 3rd.

Class 7 (Monday, 6 February 2017)

News / Etc.

  • Don’t be afraid to ask for help! (From me, from your classmates, from Adam, from the Interweb.)
  • Office supplies in the commons. Free will donations.
  • Please let me know ASAP if you notice things missing from the Web site. I’m still getting up to speed on Jekyll; this course suffers the most.
  • Yes, you can schedule meetings with clients (and, soon, with mentors) during class time (other than Mondays). Just give me advance notice so that I can schedule other issues appropriately.
  • Class time Wednesday will be spent on meeting with clients or just working as teams on user stories.
  • Friday will be more ethics.

Upcoming work

Good things to do

Nope, no extra credit.

  • CS Table, Tuesday, 7 Feb 2017. Something on privacy.
  • Scholars Convocation, Thursday, 9 Feb 2017, 11:00 a.m., JRC 101. David Orr: Climate Change and the Crisis of American Democracy.
  • Thursday extras, Thursday, 9 Feb 2017, 4:15 p.m., Science 3821: Something on computer graphics (visitor from UMN).

Class 6 (Friday, 3 February 2017)

News / Etc.

  • Don’t be afraid to ask for help! (From me, from your classmates, from Adam, from the Interweb.)
  • Office supplies in the commons. Free will donations.
  • Please let me know ASAP if you notice things missing from the Web site. I’m still getting up to speed on Jekyll; this course suffers the most.
  • Yes, you can schedule meetings with clients (and, soon, with mentors) during class time. Just give me advance notice so that I can schedule other issues appropriately.

Upcoming work

  • Read: Don Gotterbarn, Keith Miller, and Simon Rogerson (October 1999). Computer Society and ACM approve Software Engineering Code of Ethics. IEEE Computer 32(10): 84-88. https://www.computer.org/cms/Computer.org/Publications/code-of-ethics.pdf.
  • Read: Peter G. Neumann (February 2015). Inside Risks: Far-sighted thinking about deleterious computer-related events. CACM 59 (2): 30-33. http://www.csl.sri.com/users/neumann/cacm235.pdf.
  • Read: ACM Council (October 1992). ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Behavior. http://www.acm.org/about/code-of-ethics/.

Good things to do

Nope, no extra credit.

  • CS Table, Tuesday, 7 Feb 2017. Something on privacy.
  • Scholars Convocation, Thursday, 9 Feb 2017, 11:00 a.m., JRC 101. David Orr: Climate Change and the Crisis of American Democracy.
  • Thursday extras, Thursday, 9 Feb 2017, 4:15 p.m., Science 3821: Something on computer graphics (visitor from UMN).

PSA