1. bburns

    The Finale


    This post wraps up my work for the semester in ds106! I tried to get as much work done as I could these last two weeks, but between finals, baseball, and searching for off-campus living for next year, I was not able to work on a final case. I did …

  2. bburns

    Daily Create Ideas


    The first daily create that I came up with is called “Who’s the #1 pick?” The idea of this daily create is for the student to choose someone they think deserves a #1 pick in life, and photoshop them into the following picture. The picture was taken at this year’s …

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    Do a Talk Show Interview


    This is the second and final assignment I created for the ds106 assignment bank. It is a four star video assignment that requires a lot of time and a fair bit of video editing skill. The full description of the assignment can be found here. An accompanying tutorial for …

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    Have a Phone Conversation with Yourself


    This is the first assignment that I have created and added to the assignment bank. It is a three-star audio assignment that requires a fair amount of time and a decent aptitude with audio editing software. The assignment’s full description can be found here. I will be making a …

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    Cheaper by the Dozen


    This week was the first time that Blair Morgan, Jack Sadler, Ol Mick Bretton, Stella Vaughn and I officially worked together as a part of our new agency, No Stain No Problem (NSNP), and boy did we have some work to do! Our first caller of the week had us …

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    11:11 Make a Wish


    This post concludes my work for ds106 week 11! I had a lot of fun this week. Let’s check out what I did.

    1. Cranked out the basics of my group’s agency.

    We are “No Stain No Problem”, and we don’t cut corners- we clean them. For more information, check …

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    Every Damn Day


    This week I did two daily creates. Let’s check them out!

    The first one I did was to photoshop little Noddy out of the trash can and put him somewhere else. I decided to put Noddy on a plane. You can see him in the window above. Noddy is on …

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    We’ve Got An Agency!


    I just wanted to update you guys on the agency that we have created- Stella, Blair, Mick, Jack and I that is. It is called “No Stain No Problem.” We are in the business of cleaning/stain removal- mostly of carpets and… other things. Here is our website. Our mission …

  9. bburns

    Monologue of a “Household” Tool


    This assignment is worth 4.5 stars and the instructions can be found here.

    I am the “household” tool that Billy Steel loves the most. I put household in quotes because I don’t think the average person would consider me an everyday item. Anyway, I am very involved in Billy’s …

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    You’re a Pinteresting Character


    For this assignment, I had to create a board on Pinterest representing me, Billy Steel, and pin 20 things to the board. I have the following things pinned on my board:

    3 pins about shotguns- shotguns are my weapon of choice, so I pinned things to my wall including the…
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    Billy Steel’s Resume


    Billy S. Steel

    318 Industrial Drive

    Detroit, VA  48202




    Key Skills

    Teamwork Multitasking and completing work on time and accurately Proficiency with weapons, especially guns Evidence concealment Undetected relocation



    Lincoln High School              Graduation:  n/a

    2 years completed State wrestling champion in 125lb weight class



  12. bburns

    Hang TEN


    This post wraps up my work for the week in Noir 106. What happened this week? Let’s take a walk down memory lane.

    First, in case you haven’t already figured this out, I, Billy Steel, took over complete control of this blog. I don’t know what the previous blogger was …

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    Noir NOT The Father: The Reunion


    Noir NOT The Father is here! Stella, Blair, Mick, Jack, and I spent MANY hours filming and editing on Friday and Saturday, and then Blair put in several more hours putting the finishing touches on the show. Finally we have finished. I have to say, I am very excited to …

  14. bburns

    Daily Dosage


    This week I had to do three daily creates. The first one I did was on Wednesday, and the instructions were to make an inspirational poster that featured something that you yourself have said. I found a cliff jumping picture online to use as my background, and the words of …

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    Billy Steel: The Interview


    The major assignment that I had to complete this week, outside of my group’s video project, was to create an interview of myself, Billy Steel, answering some of the questions put forth by the Noir 106 professors. This was challenging in two aspects. First, it required thinking about my past …

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    PROGRESS UPDATE- Noir NOT The Father: The Reunion


    This week my group and I, Billy Steel, are continuing and hopefully finishing our video sequel to our radio show “Noir NOT The Father”. We are planning on meeting twice this week, with the first meeting already taking place on Tuesday. At this first meeting, we checked out each other’s …

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    Week Niner


    The first thing I did for week nine was a post reviewing my group’s radio show. You can find that here.

    I also began work on my group’s video show, which you can learn more about here. You can see the trailer for it below.

    I also did …

  18. bburns

    Video Show


    This week my group began working on our video show, which will be a sequel to our radio show. It will be called Noir NOT The Father: The Reunion. This show will have a similar format to our radio show, and will include flashbacks into all of our characters’ pasts, …

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    Radio Show Final Reflection


    It was very cool to listen to my group’s radio show, Noir NOT The Father, live last week. I think we did a really good job and we got a lot of good feedback from people who liked different aspects of the show. I enjoyed working in a group setting …

  20. bburns

    NoirTALK Review


    For my radio listen this week I listened to NoirTALK. This show was very intriguing but also went over my head at time. The sound effects really drew me in to the show, and the characters were very interesting. Damon in particular was very awkward and secretive. This show has …

  21. bburns

    DS106 Wallpaper


    The first assignment I did this week was called “Create Your Own DS106 Wallpaper”. This assignment was worth 4 stars. Here are the instructions.

    For this assignment I used the image editing software Microsoft Paint, and my final product is a composite of several images and text phrases. On …

  22. bburns

    Take Once Daily


    This week once again I did three daily creates. Who wants to see them?!

    I did my first daily create on Tuesday. The instructions said to make a collage that showed the different sides of me. I didn’t know whether to take this literally or figuratively, so I tried to …

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