George North teaches WebPage Design and Development at SoPA. For over 50 years he has a Software Engineer, and for over 25 years a Web Developer. Mr. North has a B.S. in Liberal Arts, University of the State of New York, and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of New Orleans, where his thesis topic was “Ubiquitous Software, an Information Network Paradigm,” available here: http://georgenorth.net/gng. Mr. North is also ABD (All but Dissertation) in the Doctor of Curriculum & Instruction program in the College of Education at the University of New Orleans. His professional organizations include the Phi Delta Kappa professional fraternity in education, and the Association for Computing Machinery. Mr. North received SoPA’s John Percy Dyer Award for Teaching Excellence in 2011.
Who has influenced you most in life?
not in any particular order :
Douglas Englebart - technology
Benoit Mandelbrot - pure science
EO Wilson - social science
I changed my mind, EO Wilson is certainly first.
What advice would you give to someone who's considering finishing their degree, or starting for the first time as an adult?
Learning is lifelong. The longer I live, the easier learning becomes.