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Website Classwork

Website name Why visit it? Why was it made? Google According to an article, “It not only can find relevant web pages, you can use it to translate web pages to and from other languages. You can also view the image Google has cached in their search engine database, if available. This makes finding the important part of a web page easy.” Google is the most fast and efficient primary search engines. The founders of Google wanted to organize websites and information found on the internet. It was a search engine that became much more over time. They intended to help users find information and sort it based on relevancy to what the user searched. Twitter Twitter is a social media platform that can be used by businesses to communicate with their clientele. It can also be used as a way to promote various products such as clothing, television shows, movies, etc. Social media personalities can make money off of twitter and gain a following. Recently, twitter has become a way for numerous people to …

Three Questions

1.) Where are the cables laid?
a) near the shore 
b) under the tectonic plates
c) under water
d) in the soil

2.) How long is the average life of a cable?
a) 10 years
b) 20 years
c) 5 years
d) 25 years 

3.) Name a country without these cables.
a) Mongolia
b) North Korea
c) Kazakhstan
d) all of the above

The answers are all in a bold font.

Answer to Quiz Question:
A & C
Why:
A is power supply and in binary you are shown when a number or supply is on or off.
C is byte of data and bytes are what binary code is essentially. It's what it's made of.

Snowflake Pattern Trinket

Definitions HW

12/13/17 Definitions Blog Post HW Annual Fee: any fee that is charged annually Credit card companies charge people yearly just of having the card Annual Percentage Rate (APR): The interest rate you pay for borrowing money Starts as a yearly rate You can usually avoid paying interest if you pay your full balance each month Credit Line: Amount of money that can be charged to someone’s account A credit in which little has been borrowed leads to a higher credit score Cash Back/Rewards: Incentive program where a percentage of the amount someone spends is paid back More beneficial to those who pay off their full balance every month Balance: The amount of charges owed to a credit card company It’s based on purchases that haven’t been paid Minimum Payment:

Article Sum. HW

Article Summaries HW
A company called AcccuWeather was under fire after its “customers” found out that they sell their data in order to make money. They are not the only publishers doing this. It is how they make money for lost advertisements. That’s how almost every “free” app stays free but profits. You can pay someone to either track everything you do online, from purchases to location, for only $1000. It’s actually said to be very easy. The person who wants to track someone, purchases an ad to see what type of apps said someone is using or their predestined location. The person being tracked doesn’t even have to do anything with the app. Apps that share your location aren’t always accurate. There are many ways for people to track your location with your data, cell towers, and metadata. Companies or apps such as Google, Apple, Snapchat, etc. have features or applications that are only about your location or the location of others. I feel as though the location feature of some apps i…

Microchip HW

Microchip Technology Three Positive: It makes certain tasks that require an ID or Membership Card easier, “swiping into the office building, paying for food in the cafeteria — can be accomplished with a wave of the hand.” They are secure and encrypted. No one can track the person who has the chip in. It could allow more time efficient and secure payments, “a microchip implanted today to allow for easy building access and payments could.” Three Concerns: They provide a lack of privacy, “in theory, they could be used later in more invasive ways: to track the length of employees’ bathroom or lunch breaks, for instance, without their consent or even their knowledge.” The future of this technology is unknown to scientists, “Once they are implanted, it’s very hard to predict or stop a future widening of their usage.” Their use could be changed depending on whoever is harnessing this technology, “which could include anything from a truly secure product to something that is easily hackable.” I think…

Computer HomeWork

Computer Assignment A computer is a device that accepts input and processes it in some way to produce a result automatically. A “computer” that I have in my house could potentially be my hair straightener. The device is long with a curved rectangular shape. The inside is gold or champagne color. There are heat plates near the end of the two rectangle tongs/clamps used to clasp the hair between the hot plates. It is smooth and matte. The two rectangles are fused together at the base where there is a power button and a cord. There are up and down buttons on the side of this fusion to control the temperature. The data entered is the temperature settings after it is turned on. Then the hair before it is straightened could also be the data. It processes this data and heats up the two individual heating plates. The hair is put between these. It is up to the outside user of this device to control how the hair is straightened as you can also use a flat iron to curl hair; that is not the intend…