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Week three has been very productive for me. I was able to write my own preprocessing script for the new data set. I had to apply all of my knowledge learned thus far for writing these scripts in .json format. This is something that shows how much I have learned in just three weeks. Before
During week two, I was able to accomplish a couple of new tasks, along with learning a few new techniques. On Monday, I mainly focused on practicing writing scripts in .json again. This is something that is very important I understand because I will be using it almost everyday here. I practice a lot to
Hello everyone! My name is Celina DiPietro and I am currently a rising senior at Point Park University studying Information Technology. The purpose of this blog is to reflect on my Co-op this summer with the company Othot. Othot is a software company that uses predictive analytics to help companies gain valuable insights on their
It always bothered me that we did not offer this site in a secure fashion, especially since we use accounts. Starting from yesterday, all HTTP connections default to HTTPS using TLS (SSL is not safe anymore and has been deprecated). I’ve used Let’s Encrypt to generate certificates and I’m impressed with how easy this works,
The new IT program officially launched last Fall semester with the courses CMPS 160: Databases and CMPS 161: Networking and Security. In this Spring semester we offer CMPS 162: Introduction to Programming and CMPS 163: Business Analytics. Below you can find a short overview of the courses and my experiences with the students. While the
As you can see on the Academic Calendar, the semester for online starts on Sunday August 23 and onground one day later. The re-launched information technology major at Point Park University, enrolling new students for fall 2015, will focus primarily on helping students build applicable knowledge in advanced programming, big data and business entrepreneurship —