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  1. How we stopped worrying and learned to love the GIF

    How we stopped worrying and learned to love the GIF (#etmooc) from umwnewmedia on Vimeo.

    This is a session that aired live on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 for Alec Couros's #etmooc. The session is a discussion of how the animated GIF came to define an online digital storytelling class back in the Winter of 2010, and eventually take the internet by storm. The question asked an analyzed in this 1 hour and 10 minute session are why the GIF? Whence it came? How is it storytelling? Why the cultural fascination? And where to next. Variety shows participants include Tom Woodward, Michael Branson Smith, Brian Lamb, and Zack Dowell.

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Stuff to Try

Assignment Bank

Explore more than 400 800 media assignments created for and by members of ds106. Try one at random or add your own.

The Daily Create

Each day you get a new creative challenge in photo, drawing, audio, video, or writing form, that you can do in 20 minutes or less. Every day since January 8, 2012. Want a taste? Try one at random.

ds106 Radio

Our own open free form internet-based radio station, broadcasting shared music, recordings, cross casts from other stations, as well as live broadcasts from community members. Learn how to tune in and how to grab the mic.

Remix Machine

And now for something completely different! Interpret a random remix of the ds106 assignments. Make a new twist on an existing ds106 assignment.

inSPIRE

The best of ds106! A site designed by ds106 students to showcase the works of others. Nominate anyone’s creations in ds106 that inspires you or explore it to become inspired.

Western 106

Running at both UMW and as an Open COurse

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They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

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ds106 poster by Jim Groom http://bavatuesdays.com/theyre-here-2/

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. I meet Consuela

    by
    --Originally published at Kevin Shavalay
      For this cartoon daily create i decided my perfect day as a comic would be meeting Consuela.  So I cut and pasted myself into a Family Guy episode.  
  2. My Flaming Red Bobsled

    by
    --Originally published at Network Effects
    While at a stop sign on my way to work yesterday I wedged my mobile between my dash and windshield and hit record.  I used iMovie to match the duration of the recording to the song. The soundtrack is My Flaming Red Bobsled from Vancouver’s Mint...
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