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Internet History, Technology, and Security – Final Exam

Internet History, Technology, and Security – Final Exam

Welcome to the final exam. There are 40 questions on the exam. Once you start the exam, you will have 24 hours to finish the exam. You can only take the exam once. Remember to always select the *best* answer.     What was the primary reason the Colossus computer was faster than the BOMBE computer? Your Answer Flag Score Explantion The Colossus added cache memory to speed up instruction fetch 0.00 The Colossus computer sharded its...

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Model Thinking – Quiz 10: Sections 19-20

Model Thinking – Quiz 10: Sections 19-20

Section 19 deals with Replicator Dynamics. Be ready to answer both conceptual and mathematical questions on this topic, as well as questions about Fisher’s Fundamental Theorem. Section 20 is all about crowd wisdom and predictions. Questions 6 through 9 deal with the specifics of the Diversity Prediction Theorem, so make sure you have a good grasp of that. And then there’s a fun one about predictive models at the end. Good luck, and...

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New Models of Business in Society – Week 2 Quiz

New Models of Business in Society – Week 2 Quiz

          Today’s model of corporate philanthropy can be traced back to Andrew Carnegie’s Two Principles of Wealth and the tradition of noblesse oblige. Your Answer Flag Score Explantion False 0.00 True Correct 1.00 Click here to learn more Your Answer Flag Score Explantion False Incorrect 0.00 True Correct 1.00 What are the Four Shades of Green? (Check all that apply) Your Answer Flag Score Explantion Customer...

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New Models of Business in Society – Week 1 Quiz

New Models of Business in Society – Week 1 Quiz

        Which of the following are included in the Six Key Assumptions about the Dominant Story of Business? (check all that apply) Your Answer Flag Score Explantion All business people wear business suits. Correct 0.25 Capitalism works because humans are completely self-interested and will only act for others if given proper incentives. Correct 0.25 The only constituency that matters is shareholders. Correct 0.25 We live in...

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Exploring Quantum Physics – Homework 1 Bonus Questions (Ungraded)

Exploring Quantum Physics – Homework 1 Bonus Questions (Ungraded)

        Which is the position operator in momentum space? Your Answer Flag Score Explantion $$\langle p | \hat x | \psi \rangle = e^{i x p} \frac{\hbar}{p} \psi(p)$$ 0.00 $$\langle p | \hat x | \psi \rangle = i \hbar \frac{\partial}{\partial p} \psi(p)$$ 0.00 $$\langle p | \hat x | \psi \rangle = x \psi(p)$$ 0.00 $$\langle p | \hat x | \psi \rangle = \frac{ip}{m} \left( \frac{\partial}{\partial t} \right)^{-1} \psi(p)$$ 0.00...

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Exploring Quantum Physics – Homework 1

Exploring Quantum Physics – Homework 1

      For what was Albert Einstein awarded the Nobel prize? Your Answer Flag Score Explantion Blackbody Radiation 0.00 Electron diffraction 0.00 General Relativity 0.00 Special Relativity Incorrect 0.00 The Big Bang theory 0.00 The expansion of the universe Incorrect 0.00 The photo-electric effect Correct 1.00 Recall how the Schrödinger equation was motivated by the non-relativistic dispersion relation $$E= rac{p^2}{2m}$$. If we...

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Model Thinking – Quiz 9: Sections 17-18

Model Thinking – Quiz 9: Sections 17-18

Section 17 covers the Prisoners’ Dilemma game and Collective Action. You should be prepared to recognize examples of the Prisoners’ Dilemma game, to remember our 7 ways to cooperation, and to distinguish between collective action problems and common pool resource problems. Section 18 concerns Mechanism Design. Be ready to recognize aspects of different types of auctions, and to use the “pivot mechanism” to determine the...

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