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In case of Fire Drill
- go out by cafeteria
- cross the bus loop
- go to the far right side as you leave the building
- D266 meets at the end of the rows

June 2020

(Day Null)

Mission Statement:
Our technology class runs smoothly
and all members treat each other and the work with respect


Last Meeting: Thu Jun 4 at 1:00pm https://meet.google.com/bvr-fxhx-qfp
- be sure you are checking that you have at least an 80 or above for T4
- there are no new assignments coming so get caught up if you need to

Vocabulary: Week 17

- leading lines - where the viewer of your photos attention is drawn to lines that lead to the main subject of the image. A leading line paves an easy path for the eye to follow through different elements of a photo

Here is my own photo that I took at the top of the tower in Provinetown - it is a view of the staircase from the top - I guess it could also be considered a Point of View photo along with Leading Lines

photo assignment

data assignment


Old (for Tue May 26)

Vocabulary: Week 16

- point of view - refers to the position the camera is in when viewing a scene. Are you laying on the ground, looking up at your subject? ... subjects can be dramatically distorted simply by where you place your camera

    Photo Assignment

    Data Assignment

    • Visit: World's Biggest Data Breaches Visualization
      - spend a couple minutes browsing through the different breaches there
      - create a google doc & answer the following:
              - What kind of data is being lost? And how much?
             - What kinds of issues could arise from this data getting into the wrong hands?

    • Go to: About My Info
      - choose the How Unique Am I? option
      - Why is it significant that you are one of only a few people with your birthday, gender, and ZIP code?
      What concerns does this raise?"

      (add this answer to the google doc for data breaches)


Old (for Mon May 18)

Vocabulary: Week 15

- Internet of Things (IoT) - computing devices that can transmit data over a network without needed a human interaction. It can collect data, transmit data, and analyze data in order to take action - for example, a "thing" could be a person with a heart monitor implant, a farm animal with a biochip transponder, or an automobile that has built-in sensors to alert the driver when tire pressure is low
- rule of thirds
- in photography, the rule of thirds is a type of composition in which an image is divided evenly into thirds, both horizontally and vertically, and the subject of the image is placed at the intersection of those dividing lines, or along one of the lines itself

  • View: Rule of Thirds
  • Complete: Rule of Thirds Photo Assignment

  • View: What is IoT - Future of Tech
  • View: The Dangers of IoT
    - while this is a company ad the examples at the end are real
  • Complete: IoT Assignment
    - Look for a news article about an IoT device that has a benefit
    - Look for another news article about an IoT device that has been hacked
    - write a short summary of the articles, what the pro/con was, and your thoughts on these devices

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