1. Devin Lert

    Character Bird Call

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    This assignment is called “Character Bird Call” by CogDog. Essentially we have to create an audio clip that would attract a character from our favorite tv show or movie, much like a whistle would attract birds. For this assignment I chose one of my favorite characters of all time, Homer …

  2. Devin Lert

    Sound Effects Story

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    The first assignment required for the week is the “Sound Effects Story” created by Jim Groom. The purpose of this assignment is to create an audio story of just sound effects, no verbal communication. For this story I decided to do a typical war scene you may see in movies. …

  3. Devin Lert

    Pop Culture .GIF

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    My last assignment for the week was Pop Culture Gif by TUJournal. Like last week, I wanted to end my set of assignments on a fun one. For this one we were required to pick something or someone from recent pop-culture and create a GIF of it/them.  When thinking about …

  4. Devin Lert

    Spreadsheet Invasion

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    This assignment is called “Spreadsheet Invasion” by Tom Woodward. The purpose of the assignment is to make an animation using only the capabilities of Microsoft Excel. I personally like working in Excel and I’ll most likely be using it a lot in my job after I graduate. However most of …

  5. Devin Lert

    If Movie Posters Told The Truth

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    This assignment, “If Movie Posters Told The Truth” by NoiseProfessor, involves editing a movie poster to display a caption that better represents what the movie is about. I chose to edit the poster of one of my favorite movie, Man On Fire. The movie is about a personal security guard …

  6. Devin Lert

    Re-Brand ‘Em

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    Re-Brand ‘Em, by Chris Randles, requires you to find a popular company brand and make a remix. I chose the world renowned symbol of Apple, Inc.  Their slogan is “Think Different.” This inspired me to take the assignment one step further, and create a slogan for the DS106 class.  The …

  7. Devin Lert

    Re-Brand ‘Em

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    Re-Brand ‘Em, by Chris Randles, requires you to find a popular company brand and make a remix. I chose the world renowned symbol of Apple, Inc.  Their slogan is “Think Different.” This inspired me to take the assignment one step further, and create a slogan for the DS106 class.  The …

  8. Devin Lert

    ReImagined Road Sign

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    This assignment is called ReImagined Road Signs by Cheryl Colan. The purpose is to find road signs and create an image representing the possible backgrounds of what is depicted. After searching for street signs, I came across a photo of a cow, obviously warning drivers of cows walking on the …

  9. Devin Lert

    Stop Frame Photography

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    My second visual assignment was “Stop Frame Photography” originally created by Elizabeth Castillo. The purpose of the assignment is to take still photos of an object in motion and put them side-by-side to show its movement. The reason behind choosing a water balloon is that I had seen a slow …

  10. Devin Lert

    Stop Frame Photography

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    My second visual assignment was “Stop Frame Photography” originally created by Elizabeth Castillo. The purpose of the assignment is to take still photos of an object in motion and put them side-by-side to show its movement. The reason behind choosing a water balloon is that I had seen a slow …

  11. Devin Lert

    ReCaptcha Illustrated

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    For my first visual assignment, I created an image which represented a reCaptcha phrase. This assignment is called “ReCaptcha Illustrated” by Alan Levine. For those of you who are not familiar with it, reCaptcha is a tool that generates random, distorted phrases that ensure an internet user is human. The …

  12. Devin Lert

    Re: Web 2.0

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    This week for digital storytelling 106, we were given two reading assignments about the web 2.0 concept. The first of which was Tim O’Reilly’s article titled “What Is Web 2.0″ which depicted the evolution of the internet. O’Reilly used specific examples of web applications, such as Netscape and Google, which …

  13. Devin Lert

    Blog Experiment

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    So this is blogging?

    I have to say I was pretty skeptical that I would be able to keep up with all the requirements of ds106 but I guess so far so good. This weeks assignment was to experiment with your blog, make it your own.

    The first part was …

  14. Devin Lert

    Re: Gardner Campbell’s “Personal Cyberinfrastructure”

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    Gardner Campbell’s article “A Personal Cyberinfrastructure” discusses the possibility of students utilizing the internet, more specifically webhosting capabilities, to create a personal identity and supplement their college education. This idea is in sharp contrast to current academia, which mostly facilitates learning through teacher lectures and written, graded assignments.

    As a …

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