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Posts by shargis

Reflections on the Big Final Project

Throughout the course of this big project my rationale has stayed the same, even with all the obstacles and challenges I remained dedicated to making videogrep work on my pc and create a supercut. The primary challenge I faced was one of the risks I was initially aware of. Because …

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Manifesto Updated

When I initially wrote my manifesto, I was optimistic in my abilities, but maybe not as realistic as I should have been. At the beginning my goal was to learn and practice Python everyday so I would be able to make my own Twitter bot that would be somewhat interactive. …

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The Double Double

”’ def double(sequence): result=[] for element in sequence: result=result+[element+4] return result ”’…

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Coding Environment

After reading chapter 1 I installed the newest version of Anaconda and read through the tutorials on how to use Jupyter Notebook and Python. All of the files are saved in a folder located within my documents titled “DGST 395” and in that I have different folders for coding files …

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Manifesto

Initially I became interested in programming because it felt like the next logical step in a society that is becoming more integrated with technology. For a long time I had several misconceptions on what programming actually was until I took a class during the summer that focused on writing through …

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Reflections: The Peripheral

Throughout Gibson’s “The Peripheral” many different themes are explored.  These include a variation on the class system, social structure, technological advances, and justice and morality. Morality in particular is a very common theme that is mentioned and implied to various aspects through the novel. This has taken several different forms …

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Algorithm Reflections

In this second module I worked with a good friend whom I’ve done previous work with before. We were able to get most of the work done together in about two days however because of our busy schedules we communicated our progress with each other rather than writing about it …

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Explaining Neuromancer

To summarize Neuromancer, the group decided to focus on the plot and story itself.  We choose to do this rather than any other direction because there are too many concepts and themes to mention and in many cases every person will decipher them a little differently. For example, one could …

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Responding to Neuromancer

Throughout a majority of the book one of the  common and almost subtle themes were good and evil.  For the most part this is addressed while an AI is present or if it’s the subject of a conversation.  Personally, I was under the impression that while the AI weren’t hated, …

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