Today I would like for you to use the internet to find the answers to the following random questions.  Remember the internet is a great tool to find information, but it is important to remember that it is not always a reliable source.  Make sure to always double check your answers.

1. When did ‘The Simpsons’ first appear on television?

2. List one of the top news stories at http://www.cnn.com

3. How far is it from Thermal, CA to San Antonio, TX?

4. What is the meaning of the word tessellation?

5. What is the address of the Empire State Building?

6. Who invented the paperclip?

7. What contribution did Ada Byron make to computing?

8. How did Marcian Hoff’s invention change computers?

9. How many megabytes of data can a CD-R hold?

10. How many megabytes or gigabytes can a DVD-R hold?

11. When were floppy disks introduced?

12. Do you use floppy disks today?

13. What is a bit?

14. How many bits are in a byte?

15. What does a modem do?

16. What does modem stand for anyway?

Look up information from software and programs that we will be using this semester.  Again, for extra credit, leave a comment about the substitute teacher.

What are some products available from M-Audio?

How much do they cost?

What is Sony Acid Pro?

What is the latest version?

How much does it cost?

What is Sony Sound Forge?

What is the latest version?

What is the price for the latest version of Sony Sound Forge?

What is a Midi-Controller?

What product or software would you most like to use?

See you tomorrow… peace.

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