` DCS860A Emerging Information Technologies I - Pace University
Syllabus: Emerging Information Technologies I
Take quizzes on Blackboard.   Deliverables shown in red. Quizzes due semester end.
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1
Sat
Sep 6
Course Introduction

Exercise: "Thinking outside the box"  
Technology Life Cycle (TLC): Kendall/Kurzweil
Kurzweil's Law of Accelerating Returns
  leading to The Singularity: summit movie book
Readings:
  Kurzweil's Law Accel. Returns
  Kurzweil's Paradigm Shifts
  TLC: Kendall Kurzweil
  Kurzweil 6 Epochs TED(not req)
  Did you know? A  B  C (not req)
2
Sat
Sep 27
11:30: Team 1 - Parallel Computing

1:30: T2&3 Book discussion-Ch1-6-Ch1-3 figs1-6
Reading Sources
Parallel Computing
Team Readings: Chap 1-6
3
Sat
Oct 25
11:30: Team 2 - Big Data   kNN   k-means
*  2014 Strata + Hadoop World  Keynote  Files

1:30: T1&3 Book discussion-Ch7-11 9 10 11
Team Readings: Chap 7-11
4
Sat
Nov 15
11:30: Dr. Matt Ganis, Social Media Big Data

1:30: Team 3 - Mobile Personal Health
   T1&2 Book discussion-Ch 12-16 Ch12
Team Readings: Chap 12-16
5
Sat
Dec 13
Quantum Cryptography and Computing
11:30: Dr. Ron Frank
     Quantum Key Distribution
1:30: Course review + Misc. topics
Readings: Quantum Papers
  Navajo  Vienna
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