Computer Lib / Dream Machines Nugget

Posted on 30. Sep, 2015 by in univ200wonderpeople

  “Curricula themselves destructively arrange the study situation.   By walls between artificially segregated “studies” and “separate topics” we forbid the pursuit of interest and kill motivation”.  written by Ted Nelson. I found this paragraph somewhat questionable.  Although I agree with Nelson that “like political boundaries, curriculum boundaries arise from noticeable features of a continuum and […]

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Reflection Post

Posted on 19. Sep, 2015 by in univ200wonderpeople

  When I first started this class this Fall, I have had a lot of thoughts about the class.  Firstly, the class is an intensive writing and online class.  I have asked myself how I would prepare and be successful  in the class.  Secondly,  as we may know that students and professor in the class […]

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Augmenting Human Intellect : Concept Experience

Posted on 18. Sep, 2015 by in univ200wonderpeople

  Thinking keeps us apart from other creatures.  Thinking gives us direction on our lives.  But the evil side of science is to “throw masses of people against one another with cruel weapons.”  I think creating lethal weapons is not wrong, but the intention of people who use them is to blame on.   I realize […]

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Inquiry Project Idea

Posted on 12. Sep, 2015 by in univ200wonderpeople

  I am still thinking about the topic I should be working on.  But some of  ideas could be related to my Computer Science major such as cyber security.  The cyber space is actually the place that hackers could get people’s personal information.  As most ordinary people like me just leave the computer open to outside world […]

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My Wonder of Digital Age

Posted on 11. Sep, 2015 by in univ200wonderpeople

  We are so fortunate living in the digital age.  As people have access to the internet, our way of living has changed dramatically.  I remembered years ago, when people wanted to watch new movies, they literally had to go to Blockbuster to rent them.  Now at a click of a finger, we can watch […]

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Augmenting Human Intellect

Posted on 11. Sep, 2015 by in univ200wonderpeople

  “This is an open plea to researchers and to those who ultimately motivate, finance, or direct them, to turn serious attention toward the possibility of evolving a dynamic discipline that can-treat the problem of improving intellectual effectiveness in a total sense. This discipline should aim at producing a continuous cycle of improvements–increased understanding of […]

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Analyzing the Obvious

Posted on 04. Sep, 2015 by in univ200wonderpeople

  Daily Marijuana use among U.S college students on highest since 1980. According to USA today, U.S. college students today smoke weed at a higher rate than at any time in the past 35 years, surpassing daily cigarette smoking for the first time in 2014.  But students are into more than pot. The study also shows […]

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Associate Trails Comparison

Posted on 02. Sep, 2015 by in univ200wonderpeople

After browsing through some of my classmate’s associative trails posts, I found some similarities and differences between us.   With Christantija   ( http://rampages.us/christantija/2014/06/12/associate-trails/) trail, I am an easily distracted person as well.   I try to focus on the topic I am think about.  I start to search it on Google engine.  After I scan the results from the search […]

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“Man-Computer Symbiosis” Nugget

Posted on 02. Sep, 2015 by in univ200wonderpeople

  “Automatic Speech Production and Recognition: How desirable and how feasible is speech communication between human operators and computing machines? That compound question is asked whenever sophisticated data-processing systems are discussed. Engineers who work and live with computers take a conservative attitude toward the desirability. Engineers who have had experience in the field of automatic […]

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