CS 107 Introduction to Data Processing

Spring 2005

Section 52 - Wednesday - 5:30PM to 8:20PM

T7 - CLR

Instructor: Susan E Traudt
[email protected] / [email protected]

UNH Home Page Computer Science Department Home Page Contact Instructor

Syllabus

Assignments

Lectures

Any missing homework assignments must be turned in by May 4th

Final Exam - May 11th

Final Exam Review

Midterm Exam Review


In the news this week:

4/28/05 - New York Police Blame iPod Craze For Spike In Subway Crime - http://www.wnbc.com/entertainment/4423987/detail.html

4/28/05 - Comcast sued for disclosing customer info - http://news.com.com/Comcast+sued+for+disclosing+customer+info/2100-1030_3-5671438.html?tag=nefd.top

4/28/05 - Microsoft Raises the Speed Limit With the Availability of 64-Bit Editions of Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Professional - http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2005/apr05/04-25Winx64LaunchPR.asp


Class this week - Week Fourteen

Assignments due on Wednesday - May 4, 2005

Files needed for class this week:


Course Description

CS 107 Introduction to Data Processing

Concepts underlying modern application of computer systems. Windows, word processing, spread sheets, databases. Not to be taken for credit by computer science majors. 3 credit hours.

Important Dates to Remember

Friday, January 21
Spring semester classes begin.

Friday, February 4
Last day to submit an add card.

Monday, February 21
Presidents' Dayno classes.

Tuesday, March 1
Last day to petition for May graduation.

Friday, March 4
Last day to drop a course.
Residence halls close for Spring recess at 5:30 p.m.

Monday - Saturday, March 7 - 12
Spring recess no classes.

Monday, March 14
Classes resume.

Friday, March 25
No classes.

Monday, May 9
Spring classes end.

Tuesday Wednesday, May 10 11
Reading days.

Wednesday, May 11
Evening final examinations begin.

Thursday Tuesday, May 12 17
Day final examination period.

Tuesday, May 17
Spring semester ends; residence halls close at 7:00 p.m.

Useful Course Links

Search Engines

Computer Technology News


Stumped??

Please remember that I am available 24/7 via e-mail - [email protected]

If you wish to talk to me directly, please e-mail me your phone number and the times you may be reached and I will call you. I will be available for face-to-face meetings at the main campus before or after class. Other times can also be scheduled to meet in Echlin Hall 210. Please e-mail or see me in class to schedule a meeting.


Older News Articles

4/21/05 - Yahoo turns over e-mail files to dead Marine's family - http://www.mlive.com/newsflash/michigan/index.ssf?/base/news-24/1114061688260941.xml&storylist=newsmichigan

4/21/05 - Millions exposed to possible ID theft - http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7549496

4/20/05 - Skeletons on your hard drive - http://news.com.com/Skeletons+on+your+hard+drive/2100-1029_3-5676995.html?part=rss&tag=5676995&subj=news

4/20/05 - What can PC makers learn from Apple? - http://www.macworld.com/news/2005/04/19/pcmakers/index.php

4/18/05 - An early peek at Longhorn - http://news.zdnet.com/2100-3513_22-5671586.html?tag=nl.e539

4/15/05 - South Park Conservatives: Snapshot of the Culture Wars - http://www.techcentralstation.com/041505D.html

4/14/05 - Getting serious about the war on spam - http://csmonitor.com/2005/0414/p02s01-usju.html

4/14/05 - Polo Ralph Lauren Customers' Data Stolen - http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/050414/data_theft.html?.v=4&printer=1

4/13/05 - Firefox draws 2.6 million surfers in March - http://news.com.com/Firefox+draws+2.6+million+surfers+in+March/2100-1032_3-5669690.html?tag=nefd.top

4/13/05 - File-Sharing Lawsuits Put Focus On Internet2 - http://www.thechamplainchannel.com/wnne/4376846/detail.html

4/10/05 - U.S. blogger thwarts Canadian gag order - http://news.com.com/U.S.+blogger+thwarts+Canadian+gag+order/2100-1028_3-5656087.html?tag=nefd.ac

4/10/05 - Will the Next Version of Windows Be Worth the Wait? - http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/10/business/yourmoney/10digi.html?pagewanted=1&th&oref=login&emc=th

4/8/05 - Is Moore’s Law dead at 40 or is this just a mid-life crisis? - http://blogs.zdnet.com/Ou/index.php?p=49&tag=nl.e539

4/6/05 - Why Atari 2600 Adventure is such a fun game - http://www.ataritimes.com/features/ataritop20_6.html

4/6/05 - The Ripple Effects of the FEC's Rules on Political Blogging - http://writ.news.findlaw.com/commentary/20050405_hasen.html

4/2/05 - 'Blog Swarm' Stings the FEC - http://nationaljournal.com/about/njweekly/stories/2005/0401nj3.htm

4/2/05 - Can Justice Scalia Solve the Riddles Of the Internet? - http://www.opinionjournal.com/columnists/dhenninger/?id=110006501

3/30/05 - Nasa to conquer space with swarms of tiny robot pyramids - http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/sciences/story/0,12243,1447846,00.html

3/29/05 - The U.N. thinks about tomorrow's cyberspace - http://news.com.com/The+U.N.+thinks+about+tomorrows+cyberspace/2008-1028_3-5643972.html?tag=nefd.lede

3/29/05 - Court Case Could Rewrite Copyright Rules - http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20050329/ap_on_go_su_co/scotus_file_sharing_1

3/29/05 - It's not all fun and games - http://southbendtribune.com/stories/2005/03/28/local.20050328-sbt-MICH-B1-It_s_not_all_fun_and.sto

3/29/05 - How safe is online romance? - http://www.southbendtribune.com/stories/2005/03/28/local.20050328-sbt-MICH-B1-How_safe_is.sto

3/28/05 - Fastest supercomputer gets faster - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/4379261.stm

3/15/05 - Dumb 'Qwerty' Keyboard Finally Getting Smart - http://www.techweb.com/wire/hardware/159900302

3/14/05 - Commodore Makes Comeback with Mpet II - http://www.betanews.com/article/Commodore_Makes_Comeback_with_Mpet_II/1110829274

3/14/05 - Microsoft recruits teddy bear for spy role - http://www.smh.com.au/news/Technology/Microsoft-recruits-teddy-bear-for-spy-role/2005/03/14/1110649129342.html?oneclick=true

3/14/05 - Can Papers End the Free Ride Online? - http://www.nytimes.com/2005/03/14/business/media/14paper.html?pagewanted=print&position=

3/7/05 - Web News Grows, Papers Spiral Down - http://www.newsmax.com/archives/ic/2005/3/6/195811.shtml

3/7/05 - Internet sees increased attempts at identity theft - http://www.etaiwannews.com/Perspective/2005/03/06/1110075789.htm

3/5/05 - 'Blogger fear' in Apple leak case - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4319715.stm

3/3/05 - Court Reverses Ruling Against Microsoft on Browser-Technology Patent - http://www.techweb.com/wire/ebiz/60404826

3/3/05 - China shuts down 47,000 'harmful' internet cafes - http://news.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=235142005

3/2/05 - China charges U.S. monopolizes the Internet, seeks global control - http://www.worldtribune.com/worldtribune/05/breaking2453432.0569444443.html

3/2/05 - With tax prep software, you pay for hand-holding - http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/business/11010289.htm

2/28/05 - iPods turn amateurs into digital DJs - http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7027048/

2/27/05 - Bank of America Consumer Data Tapes Lost - http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D88FRM100.htm

2/24/05 - Dell sued for bait and switch - http://money.cnn.com/2005/02/22/technology/dell_lawsuit.reut/

2/23/05 - Cell Phone Virus Strikes Santa Monica - http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2005/Feb-2005/02_23_05_Cell_Phone_Virus_Strikes_Santa_Monica.htm

2/23/05 - Apple Adds New Models to Popular iPod Line - http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20050223/us_nm/tech_apple_dc

2/19/05 - Tired of TiVo? Beyond Blogs? Podcasts Are Here - http://www.nytimes.com/2005/02/19/technology/19podcasting.html?th=&adxnnl=1&oref=login&adxnnlx=1108816562-KJVGF8JuYbKWqWORO4f2wQ

2/15/05 - Blogosphere politics - http://www.usnews.com/usnews/issue/050221/opinion/21barone.htm

2/13/05 - Robotic ball that chases burglars - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2005/02/14/wball14.xml

2/11/05 - Parents Protest Student Computer ID Tags - http://apnews.excite.com/article/20050210/D885RJD81.html

2/10/05 - Microsoft Fesses Up To 16 Vulnerabilities, MSBlast-Level Worm Likely - http://www.techweb.com/wire/security/59302005

2/10/05 - Spyware takes aim at Mozilla browser - http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-5569635.html

2/10 - Blogger's news on news hits nerve - http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/entertainment/television/10860903.htm?template=contentModules/printstory.jsp&1c

2/9/05 - Carly Fiorina Steps Down as Chairman, CEO of Hewlett-Packard; Stock Up Sharply - http://info.mgnetwork.com/printthispage.cgi?url=http%3A//ap.tbo.com/ap/breaking/MGB5TV2MZ4E.html&oaspagename=www.tbo.com/ap/story.htm&image=tbologo80x60.jpg

2/2/05 - Bloggers get set for State of the Union - http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/internet/02/02/union.blog/index.html

2/2/05 - Deciding what the password is - http://www.startribune.com/stories/789/5216315.html

2/1/05 - Microsoft kicks off search effort - http://news.com.com/Microsoft+kicks+off+search+effort/2100-1032_3-5557994.html?tag=nefd.top

2/1/05 - HP: We have the next transistor - http://money.cnn.com/2005/02/01/technology/hp_transistor.reut/index.htm

1/26/05 - Microsoft to users: Prove it! - http://money.cnn.com/2005/01/26/technology/microsoft_piracy.reut/index.htm?cnn=yes

1/24/05 - The Glitch That (Almost) Stole Christmas - http://www.techcentralstation.com/122804E.html

1/24/05 - Is Google God? - http://www.techcentralstation.com/121604H.html

1/24/05 - Gambling Sites Hedging Bets  - http://www.wired.com/news/infostructure/0,1377,66358,00.html?tw=wn_tophead_1

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Last Updated: 4/27/05