Ever since getting our first computer when I was in seventh grade, I have been fascinated by them. I'd like to contribute to the development of computers someday, hence I'm hoping to major in Electrical Engineering focusing on Computer Hardware.
-If you would like a 30-second pictorial history of the personal computer, go here. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised by how fast computers have developed over the last twenty years. (warning, I wrote that page when I was in high school, so probably is somewhat outdated by now)
-A good source to find out the latest in computer technologies is at PC World.
-During my junior year, I took CS108, an OOP class taught in Java. Here's the Web site for our final project.
-Last summer, I worked at ePocrates, a palm pilot company that makes apps for doctors. I am no longer working on web design, but I am working on web forms and their underlying implementation. I programmed in Java, and have used servlets, JSP, JavaBeans, as well as JDBC to link web forms with an Oracle database.
-Two summers ago, I was a webmaster of
OCNetwork. It's located at www.ocnetwork.com,
but for the version that I worked on, here's the mirror site (sorry, but
most of the links do not work on this mirror site):