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    A Farewell to DS106

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    It has been quite a semester, has it not?  Throughout the course of the semester, we has been involved in a plethora of various media and creative thingamajigs.  This post is more of a footnote than anything substantial, as it just serves as a checklist for the multitude of “non-assignment” …

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    All about that Bama (ROLL TIDE!!!!!)…

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    Hello again you s106 ruffians.  For my remix assignment, I chose to do the “Favorite Sports Paraphernalia”, remixed with “Uncle Bob”.

     

    So, anybody that knows me knows that I am a HUGE Alabama football fan.  So when I saw this assignment, there was no question as to what I …

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    Movie Mashup Time!!!!!!!

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    Hi guys!  So for the “Movie Mashup” assignment, I decided to combine two movies I had seen very recently.  Since it it Thanksgiving week, my wife and I spent an afternoon at the theater seeing the latest installment in “The Hunger Games” series.  And, also because of Thanksgiving, we had …

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    It’s all in the video, yo…

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    Another week down….

    This week was all about the video.  Let’s get right down to it:

     

    “Swede an Episode”- For this assignment, Ien Harris and I decided to recreate the infamous scene from season 1 where Bunk and McNulty solve a previously unsolved murder while only uttering a single …

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    Damn…problem with the power supply again!

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    Hi everybody!  So for the “Swede a scene” assignment, Ien Harris and I decided to recreate the scene in season 1 where McNulty and Bunk solve a murder while only uttering a single word between themselves.  What was really amazing about this scene was the level of comfort between McNulty …

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    That darn variable gravity…gets you every time!

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    Hello again folks!  Today I decided to do the daily create “A geek magnetic poem, please?”  This was a perfect assignment for me, seeing as how in my research lab we have a set of “geeky science” magnets on our whiteboard.  I spent a few minutes playing around with combinations, …

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    What’s on your clothesline?

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    So for this daily create, I decided to imagine what would be on my clothesline right now if I used a clothesline.  Since there is a nice crisp in this Fall air, there would definitely be a football jersey and jeans hanging, and even thought they were just washed, they …

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    A Look Back At Some Inspiring Works…

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    Hello again all you ds106-ers!  This week, we were to take a look back at all of the hundreds of works created so far this semester and pick out a few that inspired us along the way.  In addition to this, all of our radio shows aired this week!  Let’s …

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    Inspiration #3: Jeremy’s Design Assignment

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    For my third inspirational post, I chose Jeremy’s design assignment “D’Angelo escapes prison and is on the run”.  I am a huge fan of the series “The Walking Dead”, and **SPOILER ALERT** until tonight, there have been three actors from “The Wire” on the show.  The reason I chose this …

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    Inspiration #2: Travis’ Audio Assignment

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    For my second inspiration post of the week, I decided to go with Travis’ audio assignment “It’s Halloween Season”.  The reason I choose this assignment is because I think it is one of the best examples of a ds106 assignment.  It encapsulates so many things that are characteristic to this …

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    Inspiration #1: Ien’s App Logo

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    So for my first inspiration, I chose Ien’s “App Logo” design assignment.  The reason I chose this assignment is that Ien went above and beyond on this work.  Not only did he complete the assignment, he create a backstory to go along with it, as if he really is creating …

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    An Experiment in DS106 Radio…

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    Another week gone….

    This week was all about our radio show, and boy was it an adventure!  Let’s get right into it.

    On Wednesday, our group (me, Ien, Carmela, and Jeremy) got together briefly and set our radio plan in motion.  The timing was a bit rough.  We had met …

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    Getting Pumped for the Radio Show…

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    What’s up ds106-ers!  I know everyone is getting ready for the upcoming radio shows!  For our group, we have decided to go with the theme “The Science Behind The Wire”.  For this project, Ien and I have a lot of research into wiretapping science and surveillance techniques.  Jeremy is doing …

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    “The Wire”: A Modern Day Circus Dra-medy.

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    Hey guys!  I did the daily create for today, and decided to come up with an alternate version of The Wire based upon the name solely.  The first thing I thought of was a tightrope wire.  Don’t ask me why.  I haven’t been to a circus in probably 18 years!  …

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    This post is “DESIGNED” to attract…pun intended.

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    Hello again ds106-masses!  Another week gone, and that means: Another Weekly Summary!!!!

     

    This was a busy week for ds106-ers: a designblitz, 15 stars of assignments, 3 daily creates, and reading various resource materials.  So when I list it all out, it really doesn’t sound that bad.  Well, let’s get …

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    I cast legendary creature “Omar”…

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    Hey guys!  So recently I have gotten back into playing “Magic: The Gathering”.  It is a card game that I used to play in high school, but stopped for a long time.  Several of my friends play now, and I decided to get back into it.  So the basis of …

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    I’m With Frank!

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    Hello again ds106-ers!  I recently did the Bumper Sticker design assignment.  For this assignment, I tried to think initially of what person or event from “The Wire” season 2 could be portrayed on a bumper sticker.  I finally decided to create a re-election bumper sticker for Frank.

     

    For this …

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    “Go ahead…”

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    So for this assignment, I decided to use a photo of Stringer Bell.  He is shown in SO MANY episodes reading or with a book somewhere around him, so I figured it would be pretty easy to find an image of him to use.  The image I decided to …

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    What would you do?

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    Hey guys!  So I was talking with my wife as we were watching an episode the other day, and we were asking hypothetical questions, such as “What would you do if you were Omar here?” (obviously the response here is always “Be a badass and mess things up for people!”).  …

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    Fun With Water! (Daily Create for 10/1)

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    Hi guys!  Hope everyones week has been good thus far.  Here is today’s daily create for today.  I thought this was a really fun daily create, basically because this is something I did a lot of as a child.  I loved to play with water and study the way it …

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    A visual wonderland…

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    Hello again ds106-ers!  Hope you all had another wonderful week.  This one was a busy one for me.  I took the physics GRE this weekend.  I have been spending a lot of free time studying for that, so now that it’s over with, I feel FREE!!!!  But seriously…

    This week …

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    The HOTTEST new album from Pseudosetia…

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    WOW!  This assignment could not have turned out any more hilarious!  I decided to do the “An album cover” assignment and man-o-man was it funny!  The assignment had a link to a random wikipedia article, a random list of quotes, and a random list of flickr pics from the last …

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    An antique picture of Hell…..

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    Hi guys!  So I decided to do the “Common everyday object” assignment.  I took a few photos of things around the office and around school.  What I finally decided to do was to edit a photo of one of the most bittersweet moments in my college path thus far.  So …

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    A few things have changed…

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    So I decided to do the ” Redoing a past pose” assignment.  I thought it would be easier that it was.  I looked through a bunch of old photos, and when I finally found one I was comfortable with remaking (I didn’t wear a lot of clothes as a child …

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    Photoblitz!!!!!

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    What’s up ds106? So this photoblitz assignment was something I was really excited about this week. I had a friend with a nicer camera come over and help me with the photos, and I have to say, I’m pretty happy with the results! Let’s get started!

    And so it begins……

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    My Honeymoon (My Story Map Assignment)

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    What’s up ds106?  Hope everyone’s week has been going well so far.  For my Story Map assignment, I though I would use some pics from my honeymoon in Aruba last year.  Hands down the BEST TRIP EVER, largely because of who I went with, but also because it was a …

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    What’s playing on my radio?

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    Hey guys!  This is my daily create assignment for today!  I tried to find something interesting on fm 106.something.  Here’s the result…

    btw, Known was giving me a real problem with this…I’m not a fan of it right now…

     

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