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Black Swan Explorations

(*from my year 1 studio project) P-HACKING: WHEN AND WHY DID IT ALL START? March 20, 2020 THE HISTORY OF P-HACKING AND IT’S IMPLICATIONS FOR MODERNITY This is Ronald A. Fisher, popularly known as the father of modern statistics looking rather contemplative. The obvious age of the photo is intended to ensure that you, the reader, […]

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NoSQL

DAY1 – I find the architectural element of databases and the logic of organising data was very engaging so I’m looking forward to this class. Our first day was a chance to get a gentle introduction into the various aspects and key features of noSQL and interact with Seifedine on his first day. I appreciate […]

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OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING

REFLECTIVE JOURNAL  NOROFF UNIVERSITY COLLEGE November, December 2020 1. WEEK 1 – INTRODUCTION TO OOP MOODLE URL : https://lms.noroff.no/blog/index.php?entryid=43486  1.1 Reflection on the days lecture and tutorial I feel it’s worth beginning this week’s reflection by highlighting that I approach this semester’s OOP class in a very different context to last year’s. Having only spent […]

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Operating and File Systems

REFLECTIVE JOURNAL  NOROFF UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 2020 / 2021 WEEK 1 You are required to critically reflect upon the following task(s), summarising your response(s) in approximately 300 (no more than 500) words. You will be required to provide your own interpretation to the questions and answer them in your own words, with citations and referencing where […]

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Algorithms and Data Structures

REFLECTIVE JOURNAL NOROFF UNIVERSITY COLLEGE August, September 2020 INTRODUCTION I’m very excited to begin year two of studying data science. Year one was a fantastic challenge and I’m appreciative of being pushed hard by the material. This year promises more of a single focus on data science skills, so it will be interesting to compare […]

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THOUGHTS ON GDPR

The GDPR legislation seems very fair from afar, it seems to be empowering the individual and before watching the conference talk (https://youtu.be/meHvy24i1LU) I was strongly in favour of reducing businesses ability to have complete control over our data. I still agree with the principle – that our data shouldn’t be shared without our knowledge. But […]

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C++

Although I’m learning python at uni, I found this podcast very enlightening in terms of progressing my understanding of the history and bigger picture of the field. The creator of a fundamentaly vital language in software speaks very clearly and calmly – good educational stuff! ” Bjarne Stroustrup is the creator of C++, a programming […]

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CODE IS POWER

@naval Code is power. It is the new literacy. The personal computer is the most powerful tool ever invented by mankind since maybe the fire or the stone axe. And I would put it above the steam engine. I would put it above flight. I would put it above cars. I would put it above […]

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studio

A quick reflective update on our ambitious project for 1st year: RESEARCH The process of research can on one hand feel like a magical, addictive mode of discovery as you encounter fantastic new information. On the other hand it can be equally frustrating as you cant find evidence of a theory you have developed or […]

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PowerShell & Hashing #234grf#dfknsd#

Want to try some hashing? 🙂 This from the NSA! SHA-2 (Secure Hash Algorithm 2) is a set of cryptographic hash functions designed by the United States National Security Agency (NSA).They are built using the Merkle–Damgård structure, from a one-way compression function itself built using the Davies–Meyer structure from a (classified) specialized block cipher. From Wikipedia @{Algorithm=SHA512; Hash=979749F8518909E46D4FAD54EED5E16DB8E644DD061370DEE715D4310E42B68BBB37E1D6F7B668D9E625BCC4212179689C9544E88848651CA54151E7BDF27E74; Path=C:\Users\********** This is the output of running […]