1. cogdog

    Triple Dog Dare for Remix / Mashups Weeks 13 & 14


    You are tired. Worn out. Your creativity tank is running on empty. You have too much email to read. All you want to do is Vine. You have found other things more interesting things to do than ds106.

    Too bad.

    For the next two weeks, the Headless ds106 winds into …

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    Headless Weeks 11 &12: Making Movies


    Who can inspire more (someone will tell us) for telling stories in film than the great Hitchcock? The Ultimate Hitch Cookbook is a student project from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hannover. An animated book containing recipes for Alfred Hitchcock’s classics.

    Now Make Your Own Recipes!…
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    Headless Week 10: I Can Read Movies?

    Inspiration Ken Burns is much more than an overused editing effect in iMovie- hear him talk about what makes a good story in video, how he looks for 1 + 1 equaling 3. Let’s Read Movies! cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo...
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    The New Kings (& Queens, Princesses, Dolls) of #ds106radio


    Our Four teams of #headless #ds106 participants have really earned their crowns, as we saw heard Tuesday night when we premiered live on ds106 radio the productions of The Merry Hacksters, The 3Ts, the JunioRS, and the Dusky Path of a Dream Team.

    You can catch another premiere, the UK …

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    Headless Radio Shows

    cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Evans Archive The class has no teacher, no registered students, but ds106 open participants of Fall 2013 have been working hard to have their radio show projects premiere live on ...
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    Keep on Designin’…


    I’m overloaded! I can’t keep up in ds106! That does not matter because so many other people are cranking out the design work. But for a recent blog post I got it my head to make a redo of the classic 1970′s image for “Keep on Truckin’”

    Which turned out …

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    Headless ds106 Week 6: It’s All By Design

    We’ve wrapped up our week on visual storytelling and photography, and this week we’re diving into design. It’s not always clear where the line is, but design storytelling involves more creating and modifying in graphics software programs, and focuses on key characteristics of color, form, shape, typography, etc. ...
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    Telling Stories Through the Lens: Week 4


    cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo by Evan Leeson: http://flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/3289337255/

    I’m on tap to help lead The Week 4 of Headless ds106, and I can tell you right now I probably wont do much. I have way overestimated the time just to prep the lessons, and probably …

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    Headless Group Radio Show Specs

    Each project group (comprised of 4-5 people) will write, produce and record a radio show around a theme. These should show the forms and characteristics of the radio shows you listened to in week 4, and demonstrate the ideas of ...
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    Redoing the Past Pose


    Maybe my favorite image of my Mom was one I made on her last visit to my home in Arizona. She knew, and obliged in retelling, the stories of her past. I remember asking her about her high school years, because to me, in her photo, she looked so much …

  11. cogdog

    How to Be a ds106 DJ


    Thanks to Christina Hendricks and Rochelle Lockridge for instigating a Google Hangout (live streamed to YouTube and ds106radio) for people to share their approaches for listening to and broadcasting on the radio.

    We had participation from east to west across North America, as well as Hawaii and New Zealand! …

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    Headless ds106 Week 4: Introduction to Audio- Listening First

    Inspiration: How to Truly Listen

    Diving into Audio

    This week in ds106 we’re going to be diving into our first storytelling genre: audio. Working with sound can seem daunting, so we’ll be easing you into it this week by focusing first on our listening. Nearly all previous ds106 students start …

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    Have You Been Daily Creative in Week 2?


    Already a day late, and much more than a dollar short. I am resisting the apology tone for ds106 week (NO APOLOGIES IN DS106!, NO APOLOGIES IN DS106!). My attention went elsewhere, but if I did anything this week (I think) were some daily creates. Actually I do not remember, …

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    Headless ds106 Week 3: What Mean Ye Digital Storytelling?

    This Week’s Creative Inspiration… A Cartoonists Advice created by Gavin Aung Thang in the style of Bill Watterson, the creator of Calvin and Hobbes. Storytelling! Storytelling! Storytelling? cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by gogoloopie Storytelling… it’s part of the title...

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