I know it’s not ordinary. But who ever loved ordinary?


The Imitation Game

Alan Turing is anything but ordinary. A pioneer in the fields of computer science, artificial intelligence, and cryptology, Turing also works for the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, Britain’s codebreaking center. There, Turing is placed on a team whose secret project is to break the “unbreakable” secret code behind the Nazis’ communications machine,  Enigma.

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Contrasting deliverables


Earlier this semester I attended the last Field Research series, which had to do with deliverables.Two professionals from very different fields gave their perspective on the deliverable that their line of work require.

Deliverables (definition) : A project management term for the quantifiable goods or services that will be provided upon the completion of a project. Deliverables can be tangible or intangible parts of the development process, and are often specified functions or characteristics of the project.

One of the panelists was a consultant and an expert in health. He has been working with Geisinger to improve their operations. The other panelist was a visual artist. Deliverables for these panelists varied greatly and it was interesting to see how these professionals approached the deliverable, or final product, of their work. I will point out some of the differences that i found to be most important and interesting.

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