AGENDA: Session 7: Hardware and software influences

From the Syllabus:  Session 7: Hardware and software influences

The relationship of hardware and software to system design. 

Text: Ch 9 (Hardware and Software influences) 

 

Miscellaneous

Discussion of hardware basics

Discussion of software basics

Discussion of programming basics

Implications of hardware, software and programming on system design and implementation

Debate #1  Topic: #2 Would you refer your loved one to a social worker who got her degree online?   PRO debaters = Brynn, Robin  CON debaters = Ladondra, Sarai

Other resources

Conversation with Twitter CEO, http://www.charlierose.com/schedule/?date=2009/2/27

Check out How Doctors Think http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=8946558 

Next week: 11Mar10, Session 8: Information storage and retrieval influences

Generic and custom software, information acquisition, storage and retrieval needs.  

Text: Ch. 10 (Information storage and retrieval influences)