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    The Big Reflection

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    Rationale

    I  collaborated with Brian Goulet for The Big Project. We exhibited a tour of campus in two fashions through song and video. Our song is about the campus and the overall experience students get while attending UMW. The video is a showcase of a variety of students showing off …

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    The Big Progress Report

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    The project that was conducted by Brian Goulet and I, was one that took a lot of attention and effort and we both were putting more than we had originally expected it would take. In the beginning when I was making my proposal for the final project, I drew up …

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    Final Project Proposal

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    Rationale

    I will be collaborating with Brian Goulet for The Big Project. We will be exhibiting a tour of campus in two fashions through song and video. Our song will be about the campus and the overall experience students get while attending UMW. The video will be a showcase of …

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    A revised Programmer’s Guide

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    As a Communication and Digital Studies major, I have had time to reflect on the endeavors that I will embark on after obtaining my Bachelor’s degree. Across a variety of fields that I could potentially engage in, one that would be in demand for programming would be International Communications. This …

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    My Coding Environment

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    To set up my coding environment, I first downloaded Anaconda and the Python launcher. This was the main part of my configuration of my coding environment.  I thought that my computer would be the best place for me to hold all of my programming work. Since I use my computer …

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    Programmer’s Manifesto

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    As a Communication and Digital Studies major, I have had time to reflect on the endeavors that I will embark on after obtaining my Bachelor’s degree. Across a variety of fields that I could potentially engage in, one that would be in demand for programming would be International Communications. This …

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    My Peripheral Vision

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    I was awarded the daunting task of teaching four chapters from our course’s reading The Peripheral by William Gibson. Randomly I was selected to teach chapters 49, 60, 72, and 114. All of the chapters were relatively short and it was an even more arduous task to create an activity …

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    Not So Revived Digital Identity

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    As the spring semester of 2016 comes to an end, I sit at my computer in the library studying. As I peruse my notes, my books, my texts, my canvas, I realize that one thing has not changed since the beginning of the semester, my digital identity. It might have …

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    Journalism

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    For the third module I decided to join the journalism group. I thought that it would be rewarding if I looked into the side of journalism that is more in touch with social media. Journalism has always been something that I wanted to venture into. I took a course my …

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    The Breakdown

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    I was very interested in the journalism module, because journalism has been something that I have wanted to do for a very long time. The reason why it’s so special to me now is simply the fact that  I have entered the field through a selection of ways. One would …

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    Map Quest

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    This was probably one of the most fun, but also exhausting projects I have ever done. From the first day it seemed like our group was destined for hardships. All of our screws for tiny and almost all of them were so unique that it was extremely difficult to take …

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    Small Group Communication

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    Interestingly enough, I am enrolled in COMM 206: Small Group Communication, this semester. Throughout the development of the current semester we have been studying all of the components essential to small group communication. We have also been evaluating the terms that construct favorable communication. One of the key elements of …

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    Slavery to Modern Technology

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    In class, my group was on the opposition side of the argument, which was to stop using technology that was produced through slavery. I personally chimed in with a thought about if it not be technology it be clothes, or toys, or almost anything that we use. From slavery to …

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    Labor Behind the Labor Module

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    To be honest, going into Module 2, I had no idea what to expect. My mind was all over the place coming out of the animated GIFs Module and starting over brand new. I scrolled through the Modules page of the Digital Studies webpage and began looking for a new …

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    Explaining Neuromancer

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    For the Explaining Neuromancer assignment, my group decided to do a power point presentation that would be a story through gifs. We made a google doc and each made our own gifs in which we tried our best to capture Neuromancer. I made about five or six GIFs that I …

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    Relevance With Today (Neuromancer Response)

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    The theme that was the most prevalent to me in Neuromancer was technology and freedom. The thought of cyberspace has a connotation with a space that is wide open and people are free to do whatever they want. I think that the main characters in the novel were using the …

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    How Did We Get Here??

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    How in the world did we get to where we are now?!

    Going into the Animated GIF module I had no idea what to expect. What I think threw me off was using slack. I don’t say that with any ill intent or negative thought association. Also, the snow days …

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    New Year, New Me!

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    Hello World! As of now my website is under reconstruction. My home page is still the place where I have my about me section, which I will be changing. I’m still trying to figure out how to make sub-domains, so i just my another page on my site where I’ll …

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    Can’t Get It Out Of My Head Tutorial

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    This is the detailed tutorial for the Can’t Get It Out Of My Head assignment. It’s a audio assignment worth 2 stars. Here are the steps:

    Step 1: Download a free audio recording software like Audacity.

    Step 2: Go on to YouTube and fin a song that has a nice …

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    Flickr Favorite Team Collage Tutorial

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    This is the detailed tutorial on how to do the Flickr Favorite Team Collage. It’s a design assignment worth 2 stars. Here are the steps:

    Step 1: Go to the search icon on either your web or phone Flickr app. Search your for your favorite teams’ logos.

    Step 2: Save …

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    “I’m Street So Cross Me Like Pedestrian”

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    This week for my final project I go through the point of view of the great Jimmy McNulty. I did a couple of design assignments and one visual assignment or rather McNulty did them. Here they are:

    This was the Read Poster assignment worth 3.5 stars. I really enjoyed doing …

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    “Won’t Respond To What I’ve Drawn”

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    Unfortunately something went wrong and my group’s video discussion did not get recorded. That doesn’t mean I can’t show you guys what I brought to the conversation. Here are my screenshots and I’ll explain why I took each of them.

    The reason I chose to take this picture was because …

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    “They Will Never Know The Amount”

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    Wow, What a way to end the season. The 13th episode of the 4th season of The Wire was full of excitement and action. I really enjoyed it and was thoroughly interested. There were two big points that I took away from the episode. The first of these points was …

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    “They Love The Account”

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    Coming down to the end of the season The Wire is starting to heat up. I really enjoyed a very interesting 12th episode if the 4th season. One of the things that really had me interested in this episode was Randy. Yet another one of the young boys who really …

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    “And We Ashing Off Your Furniture”

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    The 11th episode of the fourth season of The Wire was another good one. I enjoyed it and I was interested the whole way through. One thing that was interesting to me was the interaction between McNulty and Bodie. It was really odd but definitely very interesting. I can see …

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