Web Design Week 8 & IBM

This week my web design class is having a guest speaker from IBM, Lorraine Trapani and IBM mascot Ai Jackie, who is from Guiding Eyes for the Blind pup. Lorraine will discuss their partnership and share about the amazing Ai smart collars, like Jackie wears, that IBM created in conjunction with North Caroline State college… Continue reading Web Design Week 8 & IBM

Fall 2020 Week 13

I was coughing all weekend, had a headache 3 days straight, so I went for Covid-19 test yesterday. Unfortunately, I can’t go back on campus until I get negative results. So rest of this week I am to teach remotely. I don’t want to share germs with my students either. Status of my classes: Technology… Continue reading Fall 2020 Week 13

MSMC Byte Knights Team

This week I was able to have a special IBM guest speaker Lorraine Trapani and IBM’s Ai Jackie pup join the MSMC Byte Knights team via Zoom. Lorraine shared in great detail how IBM Watson is helping collect large amounts of crucial data on the pups in training. The dogs wear a specialized sensor collar… Continue reading MSMC Byte Knights Team

IBM AI for Kids

Do you need a super cool website for your children to learn from? Be sure to check out a IBM AI for Kids website. It has some really neat technology videos for children to learn all about Artificial Intelligence and how AI helps us every day. There are interactive activities, too. The best part is… Continue reading IBM AI for Kids

Cobol Programmers Wanted!

IBM is looking for Cobol Programmers, so last night I decided to look up some names on LinkedIn, and so we will see what happens. I know that my father, Robert Wisor, worked to develop the COBOL business module. Somebody out there must remember his name, as it would of been a team effort of… Continue reading Cobol Programmers Wanted!

Dogs Dig Technology

We had a blast in class today. We had the honor of meeting IBM Ai Jackie. Her Puppy Raiser, Lorraine Trapani, an IBM Watson executive, came to speak to my Marist College technology students. IBM Ai Jackie was super good in class while Lorraine shared about IBM’s partnership with Guiding Eyes for the Blind (GEB).… Continue reading Dogs Dig Technology

IBM Ai Jackie Pup

I am super excited to announce that I will be having an IBM guest speaker to one of my technology classes this coming Friday at 11am in LIB 303 classroom. I can’t wait to see my students faces light up by having a real live very special and famous puppy in class. Lorraine Trapani is… Continue reading IBM Ai Jackie Pup

SuperComputer Flops

I am using an older textbook called "Computer Confluence" for digital literacy during my 2nd summer technology course. It actually mentions a term I hadn't heard about before called "flops". It is how the performance of a supercomputer is commonly measured in floating-point operations per second (FLOPS) instead of million instructions per second (MIPS) via… Continue reading SuperComputer Flops

Quantum Computing

The newest type of digital technology is quantum computing, which is defined as ”the area of study focused on developing computer technology based on the principles of quantum theory, which explains the nature and behavior of energy and matter on the quantum (atomic and subatomic) level” (TechTarget). Here are two excellent IBM educational videos that… Continue reading Quantum Computing

Tech Giants

This week the class will be finishing up the history of computers by discussing three tech giants: Apple, IBM, and Microsoft. Because of these three computer companies, our lives have changed drastically for the better. Today, we have wearable computers, smartphones with amazing software apps, and intelligent deep thinking computers. The class will also be… Continue reading Tech Giants