What if I Google “idiot”

Today (December 12, 2018), if you Google the word “idiot” and click on images, you will see that about 2/3 of the images are of President Trump.

Yesterday (December 11, 2018) The CEO of Google,Sundar Pichai, had to go to Congress to explain why this is occuring. Watch the first 20 seconds of the video below to see the Congresswomen’s questions.  You are the CEO of Google – write a blog post explaining why you think that is the result. Be sure to think about what you know how google works – don’t be political.

Read this article about Google’s testimony to Congress yesterday. 

Run Microsoft Office on your chromebook free!

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To run Office on your chromebook free, you will need to sign up at the following link:

https://products.office.com/en-us/student/office-in-education

Enter your school e-mail and check it for a code that is required to use Office 365. Although Office 365 is not exactly like the Office 2016 version we use in class, it is very similar and you will be able to complete most of your assignments. The file format will also allow you to edit your documents on your computer in the B321 lab!

Once you have activated your account,  go to the sign-in page, https://portal.office.com

You now have access to the apps you will need in class!

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Technology Skills in Demand

Today’s jobs require digital skills. One of the most important skills of all is learning Microsoft Excel. If you will be a business major in college or want to learn more about business, you will want to take Computer Applications. This is a dual credit class that focuses on Excel (Spreadsheets) and Microsoft Access (Database). Read about the digital gap in the workplace here!

 

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Share Joys 2018

If each class meets the minimum requirements (35 tickets per class or about 1 tickets per student), we will have an alternative class option on Friday. All tickets must be turned in by your class period on Thursday. Collected tickets from classes that do not meet the minimum requirement, will not be returned!!