1. blindside

    The Big Reflection

    by

    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 …

  2. blindside

    The Big Progress Report

    by

    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 …

  3. killacarms

    Iteration: Remix, Mash-up

    by

    for my iteration project, i decided to continue with the module i previously worked on, which was remixes and mash-ups. The reason i wanted to continue this was because i seriously had a killer time making my remixed Radiohead album cover. The response i got from both the class and …

  4. killacarms

    The Social Networks

    by

    this module was by far the most difficult module of them all. What did i know about network visualization? Really, almost nothing at all. I began this module by opening up the resource links that were provided to us.

    Definition: Networks, according to THIS are composed of stuff and relationships. …

  5. killacarms

    Mash It Up

    by

    For the third module, i chose to work with the Adaptations, Remixes, and Mashups module. This was an interesting choice for me because i’m not very good with GIMP and photoshop!

    We first began this module by attempting to see how our group wanted to approach this. It started off …

  6. blindside

    Final Project Proposal

    by

    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 …

  7. blindside

    A revised Programmer’s Guide

    by

    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 …

  8. killacarms

    #ProgressivenotAggressive Reflection

    by

    For our first module, i  chose to be a part of the “#trolling” channel. This sounded like the most fun module and i was really curious as to what my group could really do with it. The first thing we did as a group was do a little research on …

  9. blindside

    My Coding Environment

    by

    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 …

  10. killacarms

    You Can Feel It In Your Bones

    by

    For this Digital Deformance assignment, i struggled to think of a good way to digitally present Midnight Robber. About 4 or so days before our assignment way due, my idea finally hit me. The best way for me to interpret feelings or stories is through music. Music has the ability …

  11. blindside

    Programmer’s Manifesto

    by

    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 …

  12. blindside

    My Peripheral Vision

    by

    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 …

  13. killacarms

    The First of Many

    by

    Lots of work! We’ve done a good amount of setting up for this semester already! Let’s start by talking about our statement of values. This was a very interesting assignment for our class to complete. My table (6) decided to start at the basics and just brainstorm basic adjectives on …

  14. blindside

    Not So Revived Digital Identity

    by

    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 …

  15. blindside

    Journalism

    by

    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 …

  16. blindside

    The Breakdown

    by

    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 …

  17. blindside

    Map Quest

    by

    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 …

  18. blindside

    Small Group Communication

    by

    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 …

  19. blindside

    Slavery to Modern Technology

    by

    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 …

  20. blindside

    Labor Behind the Labor Module

    by

    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 …

  21. blindside

    Explaining Neuromancer

    by

    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 …

  22. blindside

    Relevance With Today (Neuromancer Response)

    by

    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 …

  23. blindside

    How Did We Get Here??

    by

    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 …

  24. blindside

    New Year, New Me!

    by

    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 …

  25. paul bond

    Noir-view mirror

    by

    I’m not sure where the knight fits into D’Angelo’s worldview, but that’s the part I’m going to play as I attempt to sidestep my recent lack of blogging and jump forward a couple steps.

    ds106 is always an adventure, and it’s a different adventure every time. From my perspective …

Todays TDC

#tdc2414 #ds106 Quilting Bee