1. @niceguythrive

    Welcome to The Game

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    I have always felt that this life is a sort of game. While my dad was teaching me organic chemistry and the interactions between molecules to create fires of different colors I had my head on the table sideways and was blowing a piece of paper. Watching it dance with …

  2. @niceguythrive

    Welcome to NiceGuyThrive.

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    I initially started this endeavor without a true goal or purpose in mind.  I wanted to go into this blog to get one step closer to financial freedom. Create a following, garnering attention, and then selling it all for ads or product placement. Be financially successful through providing my opinion …

  3. @HiHoSilver_Away

    UMW Honors Program Web Application

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    UMW Honors Program Web Application

    1)What was the project assignment?

    The project assignment was to utilize a Requirements Specification created by a different team to plan, schedule, and implement a client project by working together with an assigned team. The team was assigned to work together during the entire second …

  4. @HiHoSilver_Away

    Designing Wireframes

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    Designing Wireframes – Human Computer Interaction

    1)What was the project assignment?

    The assignment was to create a HTI(Hierarchical Task Inventory) and a set of wireframes for the UMW Computer Science Department website redesign.

    2)What did you learn from the project?

    I learned how about Hierarchical Task Inventories and their role …

  5. @HiHoSilver_Away

    Databases – Fun With Recipes

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    SQL Project: PostgreSQL and SocketIO –  CPSC 350 Spring 2016

    1)What was the project assignment?

    The SQL Project was intended to serve as the final project for Databases 350. It was a group or individual project that was an introduction to working in sprints to complete a project. The database …

  6. @niceguythrive

    Our Purpose And Its Meaninglessness

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    So today I came to a deep profound realization before an assessment of sorts. It’s surprising what a bit of adrenaline will help you to realize.

    So for the past day I have been playing around with the idea that we have a purpose, and although life is cyclical and …

Western 106


An open ds106 experience built around a genre of Westerns. Get yer blog and ride with us! Not a course, it's... something else.

For a structured approach, follow the UMW Spring 2016 course taught by Paul Bond or the always available Open DS106

Western106 is still a happening thing! We got High Noon Radio Show going. And whatever else y'all invent.

Assignments from UMW DS106

  1. Week 14: Happy Trails

    by John Starr, from Rangers Comics #54 http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php?dlid=418

    So here we are in the last weeks of the semester, about to ride off in the sunset of Western106. It’s been a great ride, and everyone should be proud of all the work they’ve done. I really appreciate the consistent creative …

  2. Week 13: The Wild Wild Web

    4/8/16 – 4/15/16

    For this week’s adventure, we’re going to play with web storytelling. This should be fun. I am going to quote extensively from the Open ds106 Course:

    In this unit we move to a different kind of storytelling, one that uses the space of existing web sites …

Blog Riders

Western106 Blogs (2730 posts). If yours is not listed, check for it in all blogs in DS106, we might need to add a tag. If the blog is new, sign it up now.

  1. #ds106
  2. #ds106 – hummingcrow: one squall voice
  3. #ds106 – Silence and Voice
  4. #western106 – Digital Mustard
  5. #Western106 – Is a Liminal Space
  6. #western106 – Reflecting Allowed
  7. 106 drop in
  8. 106 Outlaws
  9. A rambling ramble
  10. Another Storytelling Outlaw
  11. Aozora Bunko | Blue Sky Library
  12. arodzds106
  13. Ashley Pontiveros
  14. Cadillaceazy Media
  15. caritatblog
  16. Chomping at the Byte
  17. Clueless Tiff
  18. Cool Water
  19. Digital Cow
  20. Digital Literacy Topics
  21. ds106
  22. DS106 – A Point of Contact
  23. ds106 – bavatuesdays
  24. ds106 – DELISJA
  25. ds106 – ifaisalooh
  26. ds106 – Kevin's Meandering Mind
  27. ds106 – Leigh Ellis
  28. ds106 – Lloyd Evaroa
  29. DS106 – Sahanau Foundation
  30. ds106 – Sincerely, Sara
  31. ds106 – TRAVEL Anika
  32. Eat Live Play
  33. Emily’s Blog
  34. Erika Futuredart
  35. etmooc and beyond
  36. Hello!
  37. Hey Y’all
  38. http://culturesofbeauty.com/
  39. I'm Like So Blonde
  40. In Search of Lost Times
  41. itechspro
  42. Jay's Canvas
  43. Kelsey’s Blog
  44. Laura Clairifies Things
  45. LaVieMegan
  46. Learning Nuggets
  47. loganpriess
  48. Mayra Pelayo
  49. My blog
  50. My Life As a Cowgirl.
  51. My Name is Hunter - Western106
  52. Natalie’s Computer Science Blog the Western Way
  53. Nice Guy Thrive
  54. nyasha
  55. PhillipLaclede
  56. PrestiDiGiLearnification
  57. Sahanau Foundation
  58. Say You’ll Remember Me
  59. Spirit of the Wild West
  60. Sundown Street
  61. The Adventures of the Internet Kid
  62. The Digital Alchemist
  63. The Good, the Bad and the Kelly
  64. The Lawman Shaw
  65. The Rootin’est Tootin’est Blog
  66. This IS My First Rodeo
  67. Undertaker
  68. Untitled
  69. Western 106 Dispatches – DS106 Tricks
  70. western106 – de•tri•tus
  71. western106 – I am Talky Tina
  72. western106 – Leigh Ellis
  73. western106 – Mind on Fire
  74. Western106 – Viv’z Blog
  75. Wild, Wild, Website

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Todays TDC

#tdc2023 Generals gathered in their masses / Peering through their opera glasses (?)

Audrey Watters‏ said, “repetition of the word ‘masses’ in the first 2 lines of Black Sabbath’s War Pigs is the most disappointing failure of imagination in the history of rhyme.”