1. cogdog

    In Open Courses Our Glasses Remain Proportionally Empty


    public domain Wikiemdia Commons image by LuciaSofo

    You don’t [usually] pay for an open course. You don’t depend on it for a grade. You have nothing at stake except your own interest in a topic. “Failure” and “dropout” are words without meaningful meaning here.

    But we cannot help ourselves, Not …

  2. cogdog

    The GIFaChrome Experience


    The GIFaChrome Party House Band, the music genius of David Kernohan and Vivien & Rolfe

    I have no idea how to even blog what culminated today for headless ds106. Maybe it was because what was in the boxes. Trying to write this up sells it short. But one ought …

  3. cogdog

    Headless Week 15: The End is Near (or is it?)


    IN this TED Talk, JJ Abrams offers the idea of a mystery box as a core component of his storytelling– “The mystery box is a catalyst for imagination… maybe more important than knowledge.” Pay attention, especially for your last stiry project, to what he says about the investment in …

  4. cogdog

    Kirk vs Barney


    “Internet: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship ds106. Its multi-year mission: to explore strange new remixes; to seek out new life and new civilizations; to boldly go where no digital story has gone before…”

    But can the crew of the Enterprise survive something worse than the …

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