LIS3353 - Technologies for Information Professionals

Welcome notes

About the Class is probably more useful than the Official Syllabus
Calendar


Team Assignments —for privacy reasons, these are available only in Canvas. Click Pages then "Team Assignments"

Week 4 - History of Software


https://www.cio.com/article/242299/history-of-apple-and-microsoft-4-decades-of-peaks-and-valleys.html

Apple
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/rise-fall-rise-apple-history/

Monopoly?
http://lowendmac.com/2008/rise-of-microsoft-monopoly/

Cultural Defeat of Microsoft
https://www.devever.net/~hl/windowsdefeat
https://backchannel.com/why-i-m-saying-goodbye-to-apple-google-and-microsoft-78af12071bd#.mg44d9omw

http://www.pcworld.com/article/3088755/windows/a-lawsuit-over-an-unwanted-windows-10-upgrade-just-cost-microsoft-10000.html
Linux
https://web.archive.org/web/20210427033605/https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/linux-and-open-source/apple-steals-innovation-from-the-heart-of-the-linux-community/
http://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-and-open-source-have-won-get-over-it/

https://itsfoss.com/windows-10-inspired-linux/

http://www.naughtycomputer.uk/free_software_better_than_open_source.html

https://techtalk.gfi.com/do-operating-systems-matter-anymore/


Week 3 - Software I - Why code?

http://jrm4.com/slides/LIS-3353_-_Software_and_Code.html

What is code?
https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-paul-ford-what-is-code/

What programming is
http://siderea.livejournal.com/1241996.html

https://web.archive.org/web/20200901073754/https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/10/18/why-we-still-need-to-study-the-humanities-in-a-stem-world/

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On Text
https://web.archive.org/web/20170614003301/https://simplystatistics.org/2017/06/13/the-future-of-education-is-plain-text/

https://graydon2.dreamwidth.org/193447.html

https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/what-is-design-thinking-and-why-is-it-so-popular

https://www.itsnicethat.com/articles/natasha-jen-pentagram-graphicdesign-230218

https://www.robinsloan.com/notes/home-cooked-app/

https://modelthinkers.com/mental-model/the-lindy-effect


Week 2 - Hardware and Virtualization

https://jrm4.com/slides/LIS-3353_-_Hardware.html

https://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/2023-01-10/john-deere-vows-to-open-up-its-tractor-tech-but-right-to-repair-backers-have-doubts

Does Moore's Law Matter?
http://www.slashgear.com/is-moores-law-still-relevant-for-pcs-0780747/

IoT
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jacobmorgan/2014/05/13/simple-explanation-internet-things-that-anyone-can-understand/#4614fcdd1d09

(Warning, strong language ahead. But, it makes for perhaps the most frank and honest discussion I've seen on the topic)
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pgkdm7/when-the-internet-of-things-starts-to-feel-like-the-internet-of-shit

Does HARDWARE Matter?
http://www.computerworld.com/article/2494720/computer-hardware/preston-gralla--does-hardware-matter-anymore-.html

On Shenzhen
https://medium.com/wonk-bridge/shenzhen-the-tech-capital-of-the-world-7b1a0469c39f

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-58230388
https://www.pcmag.com/news/inside-the-gpu-shortage-why-you-still-cant-buy-a-graphics-card


https://opensource.com/resources/virtualization
https://www.weave.works/blog/a-practical-guide-to-choosing-between-docker-containers-and-vms (you can stop before the "weave" thing)



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