If you find it hard to believe that a company such as Apple, Microsoft, or Google might intentionally leave their users exposed to blatant security flaws such as allowing apps to steal the data on your mobile device clipboard, good luck in kindergarten this semester because you must be 5 years old. Major corporations now have the art of turning their customer’s vulnerability into profits, and henceforth we shall constantly being abused by these tyrannical titans of tech. Those of us in the ultra-paranoid computing demographic of IT security freaks are constantly having to squeegee our brains off the wall from having our minds blown by news of egregious security flaws that seem to gaslight the corporation/client relationship. For example, why would Apple feel the need to ask my permission to send analytics metrics from the phone to improve it’s function, but NOT ask me if they could share the…
Here is the next instalment of the python assignments from the “Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python” course: The game’s feature set is small and basic. For example, there is no insurance, doubling down, splitting hand, or bet adjustment. However, the concepts developed in this assignments in include tiled imaging, and more sophisticated use of lists. BlackJack: http://www.codeskulptor.org/#user25_pDERTxmfWx_26.py Again, you have to click on the PLAY button on the top left-hand corner (shown below).
It’s important to keep your brain fresh and running in tip top condition. On the other hand, leisure helps our brain relax, flush critical chemicals and perform hard-disk-utility-like maintenance on our memory systems. I’ve heard that the flash card game ‘memory‘ is a good way to sharpen your mind and it can be a little fun. If you want, try out this version of memory that I recently programmed in a massive open online course (MOOC): http://www.codeskulptor.org/#user24_pnI46SyY82_14.py When you get to this page, you have to click on the play button located in the top left-hand corner, which looks like this: