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    Final Summary

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    Final Case Work:

     So my final case I’ll be writing to you about takes place in an unfamiliar place… California, more exactly, Los Angeles.  Now I wouldn’t normally under any circumstances travels so far west… heck, you’re lucky if you can drag me out to Poughkeepsie.  But I was persuaded …

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    Weekly Summary: 13

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    ON THE CASE:  https://vimeo.com/125423627

    When a woman from my past who lives in my mind comes to call for my services… the most predictable sequence of events occur.  These do allow me to come to terms with some ghosts I have been to afraid to face and also help me …

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    Week 12: UPDATE

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    Hello all!

    Great news this week, my private investigator business is official with the introduction of my website.

    It was not the most simple of tasks to perform, as some of you who know me may be aware of, old Thad here is not the tech wiz in the least.  …

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    Week 10: Daily Creates

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    Monday March 23rd:  Breakfast Selfie

    – I enjoyed taking the time to play with my food.  They say you are what you eat and this suspicious looking oatmeal really reflects my paranoid mood.  Who knows what the day will bring… but I’ll be waiting and prepared with my protein packed …

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    Week 9: Web Assignments

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    Web Story Telling:

    The web story telling has proven to be the most difficult part of this weeks assignment pool.  The initial link given for mozilla was not functional so I in turn attempted to download firefox and used the firebug application which was cautioned to make link codes disappear.  …

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    Week 9: Summary

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    Web Assignment:

    Web Story Telling:

    The web story telling has proven to be the most difficult part of this weeks assignment pool.  The initial link given for mozilla was not functional so I in turn attempted to download firefox and used the firebug application which was cautioned to make link …

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    Week 9: Daily Creates

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    Dream Staircase An Eerie Equinox Written by Caroline Cotto on March 20, 2015 4:57 pm

    Though it may be the first day of spring
    I don’t mind
    Mother Earth holds off on the sunshine
    For one last rainy fling
    Because the weather will turn, all in good time
    I don’t …

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    Week 9: Recycled Media

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    1. Underwater Cozy Canopy

    2.Underside of Antique Dried Rose

    3. Promise of Love During The Autumn of The Year

    4. Symphonic Savannian Acoustics: Video clip of street performers in Savannah Georgia singing “Lion Sleeps Tonight”.

    Above are three of the four unused media I uploaded to the Phonar shared dropbox.  …

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    Weekly Summary 3/9/15- 3/15/15

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    Daily Creates

    – Create a Lesson:  Something I do everyday to keep myself in shape is squating.  This is also an exercise move that is important to maintain technique because there is a risk for strain or stress on the knees.

    – Favorite moment of the week: Shower time.  This …

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    Week 7

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    As far as this week has gone, I had a difficult time collaborating with my teammates considering I started a new job earlier than expected.
    I did my best to contribute my thoughts on how to incorporate noir with pop culture news.  One was to try to match make our …

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    Week 6

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    This weeks assignment was to further our brainstorming process on our radio show ideas.  I joined the group called ‘The Noir Buzz’, which is focused on the celebrities and pop-culture surrounding the noir film and music industry.  The group has discussed integrating our own created characters with preexisting celebrities to …

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    Design Blitz

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    design blitz

    After taking the time to identify themes of fundamental design concepts within my everyday environment I’ve realized that each persons interpretation is subjective, given a margin of perspective.

    The first photo in my collection of four is a close up of a drawing I did of a cloud.  …

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    Week Four: Audio Narrating In A Visual Age

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    This weeks assignment for digital storytelling is to explore the art of creating and manipulating sounds to express and replicate specific emotions and expressions.  Sound drives stories in many ways, though many of us may not realize how closely we attach certain noises with human emotions as triggers for our …

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    Week Three Continued

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    What’s In The Bag?

    Inside of my brown satchel type bag, which has traveled with me to five different countries over five years, is: my head band I use during workouts, chap-stick for my chronically dry lips, a pocket knife my father gave me, an erasable black pen, a roll …

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    Ctrl + Alt Ending

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    As a contributing member of the film consuming society, I know I am not alone in my feeling of dissatisfaction with the dissolution of many films, novels, and tv series. Conflict over whether one should respect the creative licenses of the writers and directors who tire over their craft, or …

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    Week Two: Must Read Noir to Know Noir

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    Well it is a surprise to no one, especially not me, that this whole digital storytelling has been a struggle to pick up.  Being that the topic of Noir is the overall theme of the semester it has taken me awhile to acclimate and peak my own interest in the …

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    Film Noir

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    Noir Inpirations

     

    It seems as though I may have already been a fan of film noir before I was fully aware of its genre… Or I in fact did seem to recollect a bit of my high school film studies education.  Almost every popular tv series has done an …

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