CS 312 - Internet Concepts
Fall 2011: Tues/Thurs 3-4:15pm, Dragas 1117

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Homework 2: Blogs, Wikis, Cloud Docs, and RSS

Assigned: Thursday, Sep 8, 2011
Due: Thursday, Sep 15, 2011 beginning of class

Purpose

The purpose of this assignment is for you to discover the differences between blogs, wikis, and cloud-based (e.g., Google Docs) document sharing.

Description

Watch the videos mentioned in the lecture notes (and linked below). Write a 1-page description (total) of the main components of blogs, wikis, and Google Docs document sharing, highlighting their usefulness and how they differ from each other.

Include how RSS relates to any or all of these technologies.

Include the URL of one blog and one wiki that you have read.

Videos:

Format: Single-spaced, either 10 or 12-point font size, Arial or Times New Roman font

Submission

Turn-in a hard-copy at the beginning of class on the due date.