Saturday, May 26

Network packets: hot stuff? (Creative Commons photo by Rob Villanueva via Flickr)

Lost in Boelter: Packet passer

“404 Page Not Found.” “Unable to connect.” “Unable to join the network.” If you’ve ever tried accessing a website that didn’t exist or tried surfing the Internet while not connected to a network, you probably met a distant cousin of one of the above network error messages. Read more...

Photo: Network packets: hot stuff? (Creative Commons photo by Rob Villanueva via Flickr)

Network packets: hot stuff? (Creative Commons photo by Rob Villanueva via Flickr)

Pictured: coding languages?

Lost in Boelter: Understanding coding languages

The world of computers revolves around code. Everything that we do with a computer, from booting it up to browsing the internet, is facilitated by collections of computer code files that are packaged into single, functioning units known as software applications – software, for short. Read more...

Photo: Pictured: coding languages?

Pictured: coding languages?

Coding isn't effortless, but it isn't nearly as complicated as one might think. (Creative Commons photo by hackNY via Flickr)

Lost in Boelter: Demystifying computer science

Editor’s note: Opinion columnist Keshav Tadimeti has a few words to say about computer science at UCLA. This is the first in a weekly blog series explaining the ins and outs of what’s taught in Boelter Hall. Read more...

Photo: Coding isn't effortless, but it isn't nearly as complicated as one might think. (Creative Commons photo by hackNY via Flickr)

Coding isn't effortless, but it isn't nearly as complicated as one might think. (Creative Commons photo by hackNY via Flickr)

Two social movements your high school history textbook probably missed

Think back to your high school history textbooks and try to recall how much space publishers allocated to various social justice movements. Columnist Aram Ghoogasian argued that textbooks’ underrepresentation of different communities’ histories generates the misunderstanding efforts like the recently passed College of Letters and Science’s diversity requirement aims to remediate. Read more...



1 2 3