Log of what of Alioune Mbengue has learned at Techie Youth

Thu. Aug. 11, 2022

Music Production

Today, I finished the music production topic and submitted the assignment for it. I learned about monetizing my money, but I still need to do better on the quiz. I also learned about resources I can use to get my music streamed, and after that, I completed the assignment. I also resubmitted the assignment for the stocks and cryptocurrencies topic for a regrade and the assignment for "Selling Computer-Designed Objects and Technological Crafts" which I have finished 2 days ago.

Wed. Aug. 10, 2022

Music Production

Today, I started the music production topic. I watched the attached short videos and articles. I learned about "Remote career roles within the music sector." I learned about music producers, DJs, film composing and selling beats online. I learned about ways to produce music on my own computer and the tools I can use to do so. I learned about DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations) and their basic functionality.

Tue. Aug. 9, 2022

Inventory and selling subtopics

Today, I started the "Inventory and selling subtopics" of the crafts topic. I learned about how much should my product cost and what to take into account when putting a tag on it. I learned some pricing tips and the number of products I should make when selling them before taking the quiz. I also learned about where I can sell my product, learned the pros and cons of popular marketplaces, and set up my own market website using the resources on the website. I also learned about how to ship out a package and get it to a customer for safe and timely delivery.

Thu. Aug. 4, 2022

Robotic products and Retrofitting electronic products

Today, I started the "Robotic products" subparts and went through all the sections. I learned about what can be considered a robotic product, and what robotic products I could say. I learned about Electronic engineering and programming a microcontroller directly by going through the attached links and exploring them one by one. I also learned about "Retrofitting electronic products" which consists of sourcing products. I learned the basics of electronics as well as safety precautions and using old devices. I dived into the resources subpart of the topic and visited every link to learn more about salvaging, upcycling, and repurposing.

Wed. Aug. 3, 2022

Laser cut products

Today, I finished the 3D printed products topic and started "Laser cut products." I explore the parts and learnt about which product to make and what to do before modeling my product such as "draw and cut out the design that I plan to make on a piece of paper or card stock and glue it together to have a feel for the shape." I read the articles for design tips and navigated the subpart "How to get objects laser cut" for when I would want my product to be cut. I also checked software that I could for laser cutting and making my product.

Tue. Aug. 2, 2022

Autocad and Solidworks

Today, I did the subparts "Autocad" and "Solidworks" under the "3D printed products" subtopic. I watched all the tutorials for both parts to understand their usage and how they can be of use for 3D printed products.

Mon. Aug. 1, 2022

Blender and Autodesk Meshmixer

Today, I completed the tutorial videos for Blender and Autodesk Meshmixer to understand how to use them to create 3D objects. They look pretty simple and I am confident I could exploit both with some practice.

Fri. Jul. 29, 2022

3D Printed Products

Today, I started "Selling Computer-Designed Objects and Technological Crafts" and the subpart "3D Printed Products." I've read the consideration part of the subtopic and started "Creating a 3D object." I started the Tinkercard subpart and watched the 7 attached videos to understand how to use it and the utilities of the tool for 3D printing.

Thu. Jul. 28, 2022

Entrepreneurship review and writing assignment.

Today, I reviewed the entrepreneurship topic. I dived into the financing and getting sales/clients subtopics to get a better knowledge of those parts and understand the many facades of those parts. After that, I redid the assignment for the entire topic and resubmitted it. After that, I completed the writing topic assignment and submitted it.

Wed. Jul. 27, 2022

Ghostwriting and data entry.

Today, I finished the writing topic. I visited the websites attached and watched the videos for the subparts in the topic, from Ghostwriting to Data Entry. I took the quizzes and made sure to pass them before moving to the next subpart.

Tue. Jul. 26, 2022

Copywriting, Blogging and writing for your own website, and Guest Blogging

Today, I did the subparts of Copywriting, Blogging and writing for your own website, and Guest Blogging. I learned what is copywriting and what job a copywriter do and their average salary. I also learned about blogging and guest blogging, and what bloggers do and I accessed the links of websites I can use for blogging and put them to use.

Mon. Jul. 25, 2022

Online Trading Review and Writing Topic

I reviewed the online trading topic subparts REITs and Options to retake the quizzes today. After that, I started Writing topics and explored the subpart Magazines and Journals to learn the differences between them and took the quiz. I also started the subpart "Authoring books" and did up to "Publishing your book." I am finishing that subpart tomorrow and get deeper into the topic of Writing to finish.

Thu. Jul. 21, 2022

Commodity and Video Editor Review

For today, I did the commodity topic. I learned how they are traded in the market via buy and sell contracts and the risk they carry. After finishing that topic, I did the assignment for cryptocurrencies and stocks by creating a StockTwits account and predicting the behavior of 10 stocks. After that, I reviewed some parts of the video editor topic and retook the quiz.

Wed. Jul. 20, 2022

Entrepreneurship review and REITs and Trade Options

For today, I navigated the entrepreneurship topic to review Business and profit models as well as customers to retake the quizzes. After that, I went to the cryptocurrency topic to learn about REITs and trade options. I learn how REITs are different from Forex and are constituted of real estate. I also learnt about trade options and which ones would be more convenient depending on the situation.

Tue. Jul. 19, 2022

cryptocurrencies and Quiz Reviews

For today, I navigated the cryptocurrency topic and continue it. I learned about Bitcoins and Forex and how they both function. I learned about blockchains too and how it used in business to allow traceability and security for business. After that, I reviewed the intro topic and retook the quiz to pass them

Mon. Jul. 18, 2022

Stock and Cryptocurrencies

For today, I started the stocks and cryptocurrencies topic. I watched the videos assigned, read the article, took the quizzes, and looked onto some flashcards to have a better understanding of the topic. I also submitted the assignment for video editor.

Thu. Jul. 14, 2022

Video Editor topic

Today I did all the PowerPoint of the video editor topic, I watched all the videos and visited the attached links to learn more about the topic. All that is left is to do the assignment next week and start a new topic.

Wed. Jul. 13, 2022

Entrepreneurship & Business Leadership and Video Editor

For today, I finished Entrepreneurship & business leadership topic as well as the assignment. I also started the video editor topic and finished 1 and 2.

Tue. Jul. 12, 2022

Entrepreneurship & Business Leadership

For today, I learned the topic from planning to deploying. I watched all the assigned videos for those three parts and read the articles attached. I also visited the websites that could be used to start a business.

Mon. Jul. 11, 2022

Entrepreneurship & Business Leadership

Today, I started to learn about entrepreneurship and business leadership. I did the three first parts of it and also submitted the assignment for "Improving Life Quality."

Sat. Jul. 9, 2022

Improving Your Quality of Life

For Today, I finished the last 4 parts of improving your life quality. I watched the linked videos and read the articles. I only have the assignment left to do.

Fri. Jul. 8, 2022

Financial awareness & financial management and Time Management

Today, I started the topic "Improving your life quality" and in it, I learned how to manage my money and make the most out of it by watching videos and reading articles. I also learned time management and I am halfway through that topic.