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Welcome to the Fall 2014 semester
My Office Hours: Office TE-D, Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Please check MYITLAB, Assignments, Course Calendar for updated due dates.
CIS 101 #20144: Class starts Tuesday 8/19/2014
CIS 101 #20672: Class starts Wednesday 8/20/2014
A new cool door key. August door key
StickNFind- Bluetooth Powered ultra small Location Stickers
Email Privacy?? If you use Gmail, think again... Users Have “No Reasonable Expectation” Of Privacy
Little boy gets 3D printed hand
The ability to print guns from 3D printers. How will 'gun control' deal with this? Read the article here.
Read John McAfee's Blog and about his adventure here.
College Stuff
Community college grads out-earn bachelor's degree holders
Billions spent in U.S. on community college students who drop out. Are you a community college dropout statistic?
Academic Honesty/Dishonesty Policy: Your success depends on a combination of the skill and knowledge of your instructors, and your own hard work. You will reach your future goals only if you gain new knowledge from every course you take. That knowledge becomes yours, and can be used by you, only if it is gained through your own personal efforts. Receiving a grade in a course, without acquiring the knowledge that goes with it, diminishes your chances for future success. Academic Dishonesty is normally to be dealt with as an academic action by the instructor, reflected in the student's grade in the particular course, rather than through college disciplinary procedures. If a student is found cheating or plagiarizing, options may be taken by the faculty member to the extent that the faculty member considers the cheating or plagiarism to manifest the student's lack of scholarship or to reflect on the student's lack of academic performance in the course. -- Cerritos College Catalogue.
"Almost everything: all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure. These things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose." -- Steve Jobs, Stanford Commencement Address, 2005

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education." - Mark Twain

One day, you're going to have to make a choice. You just have to decide what kind of a man you want to grow up to be. Because whoever that man is, good character or bad, he's gonna change the world. -- Jonathan Kent, Smallville

"In God we trust; all others must bring data." -- unverified author

"Life is nothing without trivia, but nothing in life is trivial." - Don Whitney

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. -- Carl Sagan

"There is no reason anyone in the right state of mind will want a computer in their home." - Ken Olson, President of Digital Equipment Corp, 1977

"Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugar water or do you want a chance to change the world?" - Steve Jobs to John Sculley

This Season in Tech History
November 1987
Microsoft releases Windows 2.0
November 1, 1952
U.S. explodes the first hydrogen bomb.
November 3, 1957
Soviets launch first dog into space.
November 5, 2001
Nintendo releases GameCube.
November 8, 2001
Microsoft releases the Xbox.
November 9, 1934
Astronomer Carl Sagan is born.
November 10, 2001
The first Apple iPod goes on sale in U.S. Thanks Steve!
November 21, 1969
The first permanent ARPANET link was established. The connection was from UCLA to Stanford to UC Santa Barbara to University of Utah. ARPANET later to be also known as DARPANET and is our pre-curser to our Internet.
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