Create a github account. If you are new to github, I would recommend creating an account with your SAIC email so that you can apply for the student pack. After you've created your account email me the URL to your github profile.
Buy the book 100 Ideas that Changed the Web.
In 100 Ideas that Changed the Web, read:
- Idea No.19: The Emoticon
- Idea No.24: The JPEG
- Idea No.45: Metadata
Answer the following questions using prose.io in your own 'markdown' (.md) file in your "100ideas" GitHub Repo, you can watch a short video tutorial i made explaining how to set that up
- What is a 'flame war' and what does it have to do with emoticons?
- What's the difference between an emoticon and an emoji? Support your answer with references beyond the book.
- Boulton explains that a JPEG file has 'lossy' compression. Explain what this means. List and explain a few other kinds of image file compression and the image file types associated with them.
- List and explain a few examples of metadata beyond the examples given in the book.