We talked about what to look forward to throughout this week as well as upcoming weeks. On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30, there are meetings. On Wednesdays at 12:00, there are CIS Summer Movie Series and FREE FOOD. On Thursdays at 4:00, there are Summer Seminar Series. And on Friday, there’s FREE FOOD! <-(at least for this week).
10:30am: Meeting 2.0!
I was introduced to some REU Students and got familiarized with their projects and the direction of the lab. It was interesting to observe the bouncing of ideas and the structure of the meeting. I look forward to contributing to these Tue/Thur meetings.
After meeting with other members of the CIS building, I continued to practice programming. W3Schools.com is a really handy website that I found for learning new languages. Other than that, there’s not much happening.
12:00: Lunch @ Crossroads
The food at Crossroads was much better than I expected, and the price was pleasantly reasonable. They will surely be seeing more of me throughout the summer.
Also, once again, I resume study.
5:00: Homeward Bound!
By the end of the day, I have learned how to construct a very rudimentary webpage with text, images, lines, and links. HTML is very different from Java, but it is much more straightforward (for now). It is neat how in HTML, making links and images is as simple as a single command line. Also, using elements within elements is much simpler than I had imagined. For example, creating a linked image is as simple as: