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activity guide for lesson 1

Top​ ​Websites You probably visit many websites every week, and each website you visit probably serves a slightly different purpose for you. A website might allow you to connect with friends, play games, find new music, or buy things quickly. Have you ever thought about why those websites were created? You and a partner will work together to consider how some of the most visited sites on the internet serve different purposes for their users and creators.

 1. Go to the “Top Websites” level on Code Studio.
 2. Select 3 different sites from the list - try to pick sites that aren’t similar to each other
 3. For each website
          a. Discuss with your partner what purpose(s) the site serves the user? Why visit it?
          b. Discuss with your partner what purpose(s) the site serves the creator? Why was it made?



Amazon 
why visit?

you should visit amazon if you want to buy or sell anything

why was it made?

its an online bushiness that you can make an account on and either put up items fo…

12/18/17

Which of the following can be represented in a binary state? Choose 2 answers. a. A Power Supply b. Voting on a House Bill c. A Byte of Data d. A Trend

 3 questions (with answers) based on information you learned from the Submarine FAQ  Q; who are some major investors in the cables?
a;Content providers such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon are major investors in new cable.
Q; What is potential capacity and lit capacity?
A ;Potential capacity is the total amount of capacity that would be possible if the cable’s owner installed all available equipment at the ends of the cable. This is the metric most cited in the press. Lit capacity is the amount of capacity that is actually running over a cable. This figure simply provides another capacity metric. Cable owners rarely purchase and install the transmission equipment to fully realize a cable’s potential from day one. Because this equipment is expensive, owners instead prefer to upgrade their cable gradually, as customer demand dictat…

home work

Briefly answer the following questions or define these terms:
- Annual Fee
Annual fees are one of the most common credit cardfees. It's a fee that's automatically charged once a year to your credit card account for the benefits that come with that credit card. Annual fees, when they're charged, range from $25 to $500 depending on the credit card
- Annual Percentage Rate (APR)
The term annual percentage rate of charge (APR), corresponding sometimes to a nominal APR and sometimes to an effective APR (or EAPR), is the interest rate for a whole year (annualized), rather than just a monthly fee/rate, as applied on a loan, mortgage loan, credit card, etc.
- Credit Line
another term for line of credit
- Cash Back/Rewards
cashback reward program is an incentive program operated by credit card companies where a percentage of the amount spent is paid back to the card holder. ... Rewards based credit card products like cash back are more beneficial to consumers who pay their credit card st…

article

 Blog Post: Write a paragraph with a summary of each article. Then add a fourth paragraph with your questions, thoughts, and opinions. Feel free to include additional research that you might wish to find. 
- due posted on your blog for Friday October 27


1)  What Did You *Think* They Do With Your Data? I've heard my mom saying things about this and i didn't believe it but i guess its actually true, the weather app is using your data without your permission? that's kinda annoying because they're just coasting me money without my permission isn't that robbing? that's scummy, whats the point of them asking for permission if they're just gonna use it anyways.
2) For $1000, anyone can purchase online ads to track your location and app use The name alone just sounds freaky, why are people such freaks that should be illegal, that's such an invasion of privacy without my permission, they did a study and found that they could find out someones whole mourning routine,…

homework microchip

3 benefits are: Identification. Our passports already have microchips, and airports, train stations, and bus stations transitioning from scanning your passport to scanning your arm would be a small infrastructure change. Same goes for your driver’s license and ID: all the police need is a chip scanner and you can ditch your wallet completely Infant and elder safety. It’s not uncommon for elders to “escape” from rest homes. More than 2,000 children are kidnapped in the US each day, Between 1.6–2.8 million youth run away from home each year. Being able to track anyone at any time means peace of mind for millions of parents and caregivers across the country. Theft prevention. you can lose or get your wallet stolen pretty easily. Parts of your body are a lot harder to steal. Additionally, it’s a lot harder to criminals to secretly scan your card data when it’s embedded in your hand or arm, rather than a wallet in your front or back pocket. 3 disadvantages are: Uncertainty. We don’t know what e…