Thursday, September 21, 2006

Friedman Interview

Hi class,

For those of you interested in learning more about Tom Friedman’s book “The World Is Flat,” you can visit the following link and watch a streaming video of his lecture at MIT:

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Post 5: John Vincent Atanasoff

For this posting you will research the background of John Vincent Atanasoff, “the forgotten father of the computer.” Some suggested areas include: his Childhood and Family; Student years; Student and Professor at Iowa State College; Invention of the Digital Computer, the ABC; Other inventions; Legal battle between ENIAC and ABC; Bulgarian ancestry. As always, don’t forget to list your sources.