What did you do this past week?
This past week I completed the project on the first day of the week, Sunday. Other than that, I went to class and did homework and readings as usual. I did accidentally attempt to attend the class in real life on Wednesday because I did not pay enough attention to the Ed Discussion, but I still got to attend class that day online. I just attended class at the university on my laptop.

What’s in your way?
I need to work on homework for other classes in the coming weeks alongside the coming midterm…


What did you do this past week?

This past week I worked on the first Project for this class. I am nearly complete; I only have to clean up and make certain files that are on the rubric. Otherwise, I have been attending my classes and doing the work for them like normal. I also installed the Godot Engine on my home machine for my Game Technology class.

What’s in your way?

I have to put together the small pieces left of my project to turn it in. Even though I am just turning it in, it only took about…


What did you do this past week?

This past week, I got an email that someone in one of my classes tested positive for Covid-19 in the first week of class, so the professor of that class went to hybrid for the rest of the week. That was probably the worst class to have that happen in due to the fact that the class was packed tightly with nearly 60 students. However, since I am commuting from one hour away, I decided to just not go to class and just watch the lectures online, which is good for me but…


Where did you grow up?

I grew up in Marble Falls, Texas.

What high school did you attend?

I attended Marble Falls High School.

What was your favorite extracurricular activity in high school?

My favorite extracurricular activity was competing in UIL competitions. I enjoyed traveling to other schools around Texas and learning about ways to solve problems in ways that would be more competitively viable, even if neither my teammates nor I were the best at it. …


How well do you think the course conveyed those takeaways?

This course better conveyed the more technical takeaways through the examples and concepts shown in the lectures. Many of the other takeaways that were listed were already in my standards when it comes to coding. However, the ones I did actually learn more about were very understandable upon taking the course. For example, the takeaways of designing around iterators were very intuitive. …


What did you do this past week?

This week I attended class each day and worked with my project partner on project 4 each day. We still have yet to complete it, but we have every constructor, method, and function implemented. There are just memory bugs. Other than that, I finally beat a video game that I had been playing over the summer.

What’s in your way?

My partner and I need to finish up this project. This is a bit difficult since he is out of town over the weekend. Hopefully, we can get some help today.

What will…


What did you do this past week?

This past week I had my last week for my ethics course. We ended the class with a presentation and a noncumulative final. For the presentation, we were put into groups and had to present a product to alleviate a technological ethical dilemma. I thought my group was a little bit special because our group actually showed pseudocode in a git repo. For this class, my project partner and I worked through Integer for too long. We predicted that it would take 15 hours to complete when it actually took 30 hours.

What’s…


What did you do this past week?

I got a partner to work on Project 3 for this class. We are still working on the project and just made some tests and started writing code to make the tests pass. For the other class, I have another group, and, in that group, we are working on the final project for that class. The class ends this upcoming week. Luckily, the final is in class, so I get Friday off.

What’s in your way?

This week, my partner and I will need to complete the programming project for this week, and…


What did you do this past week?

My partner and I completed the Netflix project. The caches that the other students created with boost serialization were helpful in simplifying the access of the information that was available to the students. The difficult portion of this project was getting the formatting down and finding a formula that decreased the RMSE. After this project, my understanding of C++ has become slightly more polished.

What’s in your way?

As for this class, I have nothing that I know of that will be due next, but I wonder what the next project will be…


  • What did you do this past week?

This past week, I had a test in my other class, CS378 Behavioral Ethics in the Digital Era. The test was average. In terms of this class, I got a project partner for the Netflix project and just barely started working on the project itself by getting together the pieces of the project that we would need to get it to run.

  • What’s in your way?

In the upcoming days, I will need to work with my partner on the project to complete it before the deadline of Thursday the 24th. We still…

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