1. @jayce_hovis

    Daily Create #tdc2072 #DS106


    I participated in the daily create today with this image, 

    It was about Artsy Photos with Photoshop and not the kind that you are thinking. You are purposefully suppose to fail Photoshop these in order to get make art.

    If you would like to participate in the Daily Create, follow …

  2. @jayce_hovis

    Learning Reflection 2


    In this week of Hardware and Network Fundamentals I learned about Structured Cabling and how it works.

    How Cat5, Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat3 twisted pairs work.

    How to use EIA/TIA 568a/B, Backbone, Horizontal,  and Work Area cabling structures.

    How to use Patch panels and a Punch-down tool, (if you don’t …

  3. @KatSlech

    Lab 1- Digital Infrastructure


    Objectives: The objective for this lab was to make a coil and balance it on the Styrofoam cup and the paper clips, and to hook a power source up to the paper clips and get the motor to spin.

    Equipment: For the equipment that I used, there were paper clips, …

  4. @jjprime1994

    Devlog 2


    Week 2 was basically finishing the Breakout game. Problems that I encounter again was on the global and local settings. By bringing down my bricks to the prefab, they would appear in a different position in game. I had to delete all the bricks and redo them, this time in …

  5. @jjprime1994

    Week 1 – Digital Media Bootcamp


    If I have superpowers,  I would like to have the same superpowers as the Wolverine from the X-Men. I would possess animal-keen senses, enhanced physical capabilities, powerful regenerative ability known as a healing factor, and three retractable bone claws in each hand. At that point, there is no need …

  6. @KatSlech

    Week 1- Digital Literacy


    #ds106 made it online!

    — Kaitlyn Slechta (@KatSlech) August 23, 2017

    Superpower: I don’t have a super power, but if I did, I’d want the ability to read minds. See what people are thinking about or to see what they think of me. Even though I know the truth hurts …

  7. @jayce_hovis

    Learning Reflection 1


    For these first few weeks of class I learned a few things that I thought I’d never learn in my entire life.

    I learned about electricity and exactly how it works, is powered, and supplied. I not only learned but got to try it out as well. We built a …

  8. @jayce_hovis

    Lab 1: Digital Infrastructure & Electricity

    Jayce Hovis­         8-24-17 Objectives: My objective is to make the DC motor correctly and with no problems at all, and that’s easier said than done. Equipment list: – Copper wire – Sandpaper or scissors – Magnetic paperclips – Styrofoam Cup – A Small Magnet Notes and Observations: I observed him…
  9. @jayce_hovis

    What Color is Your Mind? Quiz! #DS106



    As you can see I got purple, you know right above this sentence, don’t worry I’ll give you sometime to look…..Done, good.

    Purple’s mindset is Idealist, wild, intense, creative, and inventive. They really have no boundary’s and tend to spend a lot of time thinking about fictional places and …

  10. @jayce_hovis

    Copyright Articles #DS106


    There was several copyright articles I read and they shared a couple of features.

    The Getty images one I found interesting, because of how the took ownership of other peoples work. There is a difference between someone else’s copyright and your copyright. Someone else’s copyright you have to ask for …

  11. @jjprime1994

    Week 1 – Digital Media Bootcamp


    If I have superpowers,  I would like to have the same superpowers as the Wolverine from the X-Men. I would possess animal-keen senses, enhanced physical capabilities, powerful regenerative ability known as a healing factor, and three retractable bone claws in each hand. At that point, there is no need …

  12. @jayce_hovis

    Superpower #DS106


    Personally, I don’t have a super power, and I don’t really believe anybody does, which is why we dream and try to be creative.

    Yet, I would prefer to have the invisibility power, and that may sound typical, however let me explain.

    Invisability is a force type power, or an …

  13. @jayce_hovis

    What I think about Superhero’s #DS106


    Personally I could careless about superhero’s, however I do believe that they are an amazing marketing strategy and have endless possibilities.

    since you can technically turn basically anything (and I mean anything) into a super power it makes the possibilities endless to what you can do, comedy- make a toaster …

  14. @jjprime1994



    Objective: The objective of this lab was to setup a network and learn how to troubleshoot problems on a network using RIP.

    Equipment List:

    Lab computers CAT5 cables Patch cables 3 routers 3 hubs

    Notes and Observations:

    We began the lab by connecting three groups of computer together, with the …

  15. @jjprime1994




    This lab is used to get a feel for the idea of packet sniffing to see some of the “behind the scenes” action of what is actually happening on a network.

    Equipment: Computer, Internet, Wireshark

    Notes and Observations:

    First you need to have Wireshark downloaded on your computer from …

  16. @jjprime1994

    LAB 5 – Web and FTP Servers



    This lab we looked at web & FTP servers. The lab was to get us a better understanding of how these server’s work and to start introducing TCP ports into the networking mix. The lab also showed just how easy it is to setup the servers.


    To accomplish …

  17. @jayce_hovis

    Born into Brothels


    I like to personally say my reaction about this documentary and how I would reccommend it to others.

    This documentary is interesting and chilling to the bone with truth. Whether you accept that truth or not is up to you. A photojournalist named Zana Briski went to india into the …

  18. @jjprime1994

    Lab 4 – Exploring TCP/IP Networks



    The purpose of this lab is to teach about building building basic networks.  I learned about class “B” and “C” networks, IP requirements for  basic networks, and how to configure a router to accept multiple networks.  I was allowed to utilize the help of other students in order to …

  19. @jjprime1994

    Lab 3 -Network Devices and OSI Model



    Our objective was to learn about the OSI model as a method of understanding how modern computer networks work. The first half of the lab asks us questions about networking, and they are answered in the Question section of this lab report. For the second half we found out …

  20. @jayce_hovis

    Google Valentine’s Day Digital Meaning


    In the Google’s Valentines day game, they used no words to describe that Pangolins are becoming an endangered species and that we should do something about it.

    They went through multiple spots in where Pangolins were located and had you play through the levels having a specific Pangolin trying to …

Fall 2016 Digital Literacy at K-State

Welcome to Bill Genereux’s Fall 2017 Digital Literacy course at Kansas State University

About the Course

Effective digital communications using industry standard technologies to create and edit various media including photographs, videos, sound recordings, websites and other forms of print and online media. Students analyze, evaluate and participate in digital culture. Digital publishing topics include media access, censorship, copyright, fair use, mashups and remixes.

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#tdc2234 Write your post-apocalyptic epitaph on a felt letter board.

You are living in a post-apocalyptic world and unfortunately, your time has come. You want to leave words that people will remember you by. The only way to to do this is through a nearby felt letter board.