Author Archives: Wayne Cook

Thrive in Hard Classes

Fall forward, try something new each day. Love life and live it fully. Learn to help others and help them succeed. You will receive more successes in your life than you can ever imagine. We each need to be our best and that will make the world around us a much better place. Continue reading

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Growth Comes from Solving Harder Problems

Embrace harder challenges, do not avoid them. Solving harder problems is rewarding. Continue reading

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Push Through Until Task Completion

How many times do we start a project and then leave it incomplete and move on to other tasks? This is something that is the bane of most people, including me. This is one reason agile processes, including the Scrum … Continue reading

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Careers in Computer Science

Careers in Computer Science are quite rewarding and can be quite lucrative. Please explore your options and obtain a good foundation. A past article I wrote on Choosing a Career might be of interest to you. Find a career where … Continue reading

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Keep It Stupid Simple

Keep it Stupid Simple means to look for the simplest solution that for programming means something that does the job and is easy to maintain. For other subjects, it can be best expressed by Occam Razor Continue reading

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Students, Strive to Be an Individual

I am into my fifth decade of teaching in various forms. The one constant in all of that time is that each student is an individual with unique needs and learning styles. It is impossible to meet all the needs … Continue reading

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STEM/Computer Science Board Meeting 16 December 2020

This information is probably not as thorough as I would like. It is based off of notes I wrote on the back of a business card since I did not have any other writing material available. So, I hope I … Continue reading

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How Old is Boolean Logic?

Boolean logic was being used long before there were computers. We can go a little way back to when light bulbs were invented. There were no dimmer switches, so the light was either on or off. George Boole (1815–1864) invented … Continue reading

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Are There at Least Two Sides to Every Issue?

There is quite a bit of discussion on whether both sides of an issue should be presented, or should the people who control the discussion platform have the responsibility to publish only one side? This has been an argument going … Continue reading

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Using Teams to Hold Online Meetings

Showing how to have online meetings through Microsoft Teams Continue reading

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