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Day 1:
Today I brain stormed an idea for a new project: a mini boss fight. It will involve a player and a bot fighting on a 2-D screen. There will be random HP, bosses, and moves.

Day 2:
Today I planned to set up the work space in which all of my battle will occur. I initialized the rectangular area and I added two boxes to each corner that represent where the characters will be going.

Day 3:
Today I worked on adding some text to the main screen of this game. These strings of text include, a health bar, names for the characters, and numerical values for health.

Day 4:
Today I worked on getting a rock paper scissors game to work. I also made it so there was a constant to show the hero/boss health total and made it so the health bar moves based on their percent of health. I also cleaned up the main function by moving several functions into their own, smaller functions.


1. The art of cryptography has been practiced almost as long as written language has been around.(2000 B.C.)


3. The Caesar cipher is a part of the class of substitution ciphers.

4. A random substitution cipher does not follow a strict pattern which means those trying to decipher it must guess and check their way through the problem.  Most people must use their knowledge on the language as well as historical information to crack these puzzles.

5. The technique used to crack Chaucer's text is called Frequency Analysis.



IP Blog Post

What is a protocol?
-Widely accepted rules that govern how data is share and transmitted between computersWhat is an Internet Protocol (IP) address?
-A numerical label that helps computers identify where to send their data to. It is similar to a shipping address. How is it organized hierarchically?
deviceHow many bits are in an IPv4 address?
-32 bitsHow many IPv4 addresses does that mean there are?  
232 (4,294,967,296)What is the difference between IPv6 and IPv4.  
-IPv6 has 128 bits instead of 32.Why do we need IPv6?
-We need IPv6 because at the current rate of expansion, IPv4 will not be able to support every computer device pretty soon. IPv6 will also allows us to expand the internet much easier in the distant future where every aspect of our lives may have a computer involved. What is an IP packet?
-An IP packet is a package of data that can be sent from one IP address to another in order to share information.What is the difference between an IP a…

Article Summaries

What they doin with my data?

Accuweather recently came under fire for reportedly selling user data to different aggregation firms for profit. The report that said this decision to leave out some key details while they were reporting though. The company was selling anonymous data in order to stay afloat because they did not have any ads so they were making no money. The data that was being sold was all anonymous so users shouldn't have had to worry about the data being sold. The app asking for a user's permission was really a courtesy and had no effect on the app's tracking the user as it was necessary for the company to continue.

 A study from the University of Washington recently found that venture capitalists are able to use their money to manipulate ads to gain data from people using certain apps. The study found that it was easy for the members of the research team to manipulate ads to find information about people's daily lives. The ads are able to track how many …

Human Microchipping

3 Beneficial traits of human microchipping:
1. If your workplace is set up with the proper equipment, you are able to go through your day in much quicker fashion. Paying for food and entering locked rooms become a breeze when you just wave your hand to engage in the activities.
2.  If the chip has personal information, under emergency situations, responders would be able to gain information about you to help out faster.
3. Locks are much more useful if you can make it so they only open for one person. By requiring a lock to recognize your chip, there is no chance that anyone would be able to break in.

3 concerns involving the chips.
1. A chip under the skin could be painful and result in bodily problems, a ring with a chip would be a lot easier.
2. The chips could have weak encryption and people can crack into them. Once in, said hackers would be able to gain access to the company's inner workings.
3. Even if a company claims the chip can only do so much today, they could increase …