The Collegiate Cyber Defense class is a "Choose your own adventure" type of course. Instead of providing a predetermined set of lessons, the instructor encourages students to explore their own interests. The class also encompasses preparation for and participation in a Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC). We play capture the flag, give weekly presentations and mentor other students.
Learning Python this semester has been one of the most engaging educational experiences of my life. Somehow, Professor Gose manages to teach Python—a basic programming language—in the most intuitive way. His lessons are less of a lecture and more of an immersive experience. He constantly engages students and tailors his lessons for different learning styles. That's why Introduction to Python is my favorite class.
Windows server is different than your normal operating system, which you use just for accessing information from other servers. As the name states, you use this version of Windows for starting up different services such as web, DNS and Active Directory.
If you're not careful, Sedona will steal your heart. It's one of my favorite places to visit here in Arizona.
I believe it is safe to say we are all quite familiar with the video game market and industry as a whole, especially the design decisions behind certain titles. However, I believe there is something most people overlook, something we as gamers see every single time we buy a game but don’t seem to acknowledge. By this, I’m talking about the ESRB rating, otherwise known as Entertainment Software Rating Board.
Considering how these discussions have gone into the different components of games, how they work and in what ways they affect players, I believe it is important to talk about one of the other key aspects that make a game truly a game. What do I mean by this? I mean that games separate themselves from any other form of entertainment because of one simple notion: a challenge.
Since the conception of video games, Artificial Intelligence has been a main part of creating a great game. From Pong to Call of Duty, almost all games use some sort of Artificial Intelligence or AI to help program game enemies. In the beginning of AI inception in video games, enemy actions and movements were limited to stored patterns and small randomization with the help of microprocessors.