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    Week One: Bootcamp



    All work is due by midnight on Friday, 1/20/17

    Welcome to ds106! This first week is dedicated to getting set up: set up your domain and Web hosting; install your WordPress site; and create other social media accounts such as Twitter, Flickr, SoundCloud, YouTube, etc. Complete introductions via posts, …

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    Mission 106


    We have a new edition of ds106 starting up: Mission 106. We’ll be taking our inspiration from the spy fiction genre in all its mutations, and making of it what we will. Make art, dammit! (TM) Everyone is welcome to join in. This will be a fun project because there …

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    Anatomy of a Daily Create


    “What would the name of your band be?” Paul’s rule number 1 for the Daily Create: If you don’t have an idea, ask someone else. Today’s challenge was, “If you were a musician, what would your debut album look like?” My wife suggested The Ionic Bonds. I have a genetic …

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    The good years


    Yesterday’s Daily Create challenge was to make an infographic of a song. I had seen people do this before. My personal favorite was the flowchart for Devo’s Whip It.

    Unfortunately I don’t know who gets credit for this. I knew there was no way I could come close to that …

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    That’s the idea


    So far, only a few people have blogged about their project ideas. It is possible that people are just putting it off, but it could also be that people are struggling for ideas. Nothing is more intimidating than a blank canvas, as the saying goes. If that’s the case, you …

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    Week 12: The final countdown


    Final Project

    Due Friday, 12/9, by midnight.

    For your final project, you are going to tell a story across multiple categories of media. You’ve done writing, photography, audio, video and design. You’ve remixed and mashed up. You’ve done big projects and group projects. You’ve connected different stories. Now we’re going …

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