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    Super secret spy mission

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    So this week, we were tasked with thinking of a mission for the class. My idea is similar to a scavenger hunt. A mutual super villain is created and the class has a goal of figuring out who it is. We break up into groups to “investigate” and find …

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    Week 10 Summary

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    This week was all about movies and videos. As an introduction, we had to our own video essay on scene from a spy movie using the techniques we learned about:-The password is ds106

    and my blog about the process.

    Next we could either get into groups and create a …

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    That’s Not Cheese!

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    So I watched the videos and I read the essay. I learned what to look for in a scene and how it effects the outcome and the viewers opinion of it. But I still found it hard not only to find in a scene but also to actually analyze …

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    This is My Life….

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    The goal of this assignment was to take a short video of something I did on a daily basis. Daily life in general can be a little boring. I mean, most exciting things don’t actually happen every day right? But, instead of having you guys watch me brush my …

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    What Did I Do Today?

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    For this assignment, I had to create a 6 second video of something I did today. The assignment says to use the “Vine” app but since Vine no longer exists, I used Snapchat instead! Still 6 seconds, just a different app so basically the same thing. Unfortunately, nothing I …

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    Animation Sensation

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    So this was actually way harder than I thought it would be. The assignment was to create a 6 second video of some sort of art. 6 seconds doesn’t sound so hard right? Not so much. I am not an artist by any stretch of the imagination and really …

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    Connect the Dots…or Tweets?

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    This isn’t exactly a story per say but I thought it would be a fun way to connect My Daily Creates from this week!

    It all starts with Harry, Hermione, and Ron. Ron always feels left out and like a nobody around Harry and Herminone. Like he’s never good …

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    Website Storytelling

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    This was an interesting  assignment for me. Changing the design of a webpage without changing the original? Not exactly something I’ve ever done before! However, after I downloaded X-Ray Goggles and did some playing around, it ended being kind’ve fun. All the advice I found said to use  simple …

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    Wanderlust and Day Dreams

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    What is a vacation? I haven’t had a real one in so long! However, I’ve always wanted to travel to southern Europe and the Mediterranean coast and this assignment was the perfect excuse to do a little research/planning. I love all the things you can find on Pinterest and …

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    Redecorating!

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    Designing my dream rooms?! This assignment could not have come at a better time! I’m moving into a new apartment in a few weeks so this really called out to me when I came across it. I always need decorating ideas! Not to mention, I’m a Pinterest addict so …

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    Gladius Tenebris Secat

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    “The sword cuts through the dark” How perfect! I chose to reflect on the Cloak and Dagger show. I just want to start off by saying that I loved the intro! But aside from that, the show itself was pretty great. My group did a “live” broadcast so it …

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    Week 8 Summary

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    There may not be a lot to actually put into the weekly summary this week but I feel like I did nothing but work for this class! The radio show was definitely more work than I thought.

    First, my progress blog- Radio Show Progress Week 2

    Next, my 2 …

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    Radio Show Progress Week 2

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    Well, this week was definitely all about the radio show. Tuesday night, the group finally all go together for a planning session. We discussed what we wanted to talk about and roughed planned out the layout for the show. The big part was determining how many interviews we wanted …

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    Raindrops and Rooftops

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    For this assignment, we had to imitate the sound of weather using objects only within reach of the computer. Sounds easy, right? Not so much.

    I picked this one because it seemed like it would be fun but it was harder than I thought. First of all, I don’t …

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    Memory Lane

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    For this assignment, I chose to take a stroll down memory lane. The assignment is to pick a song that reminds me a certain time/place/or memory and then talk about it.

    I chose “Don’t Stop Believin’ ” by Journey. It always reminds me of my junior year in high …

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    It’s Almost Here!

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    For our audio stars this week, I know our focus was supposed to be on material we could use for our radio shows and the class theme in general. In keeping with that aim, I chose to create another ds106 radio bumper that also advertised my groups upcoming radio …

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    Coming Soon!

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    As an advertisement for our upcoming radio show, I decided to create a flyer. It seemed like a good advertisement option and also gave me a reason to play around a little and discover some more about the Inkscape program I downloaded for visual editing projects like this. I …

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    Radio Show Update Week 1

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    I would have to say our group was both productive and not productive this week. What I mean by that is, I feel like we got a lot decided but when I think about what still needs to be done, I feel like we didn’t really do anything at …

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    weekly summary

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    So sorry this isn’t set up correctly. I have been sick all week and still am but here is what I have.

    Post Card – http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/destination-post-card/

    Word Cloud – http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/character-word-cloud/

    Reverse Feelings – http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/contradiction-creation/

    And of course my Daily Creates:

    @ds106dc #tdc1867 How I picture a time crystal in …

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    Need a Little Motivation?

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    This one was fun. I had to find an image that conveys a feeling and then create a quote that conveys the complete opposite. Then I had to combine them.

    To begin with, I couldn’t really decide which way I wanted to go. I ended up just google imaging …

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    World Cloud

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    I ended up creating this assignment myself because I couldn’t find one close enough to it that I liked. I used http://wordclouds.com to create a word cloud that relates to my character, Agent A. I used the character dossier that I created previously to pull the words from. I …

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    Wish You Were Here!

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    For this assignment, I had to basically create my own postcard for anywhere I chose.

    I knew immediately that I wanted to do a postcard with Italy as the destination because it is some place I have ALWAYS wanted to visit!. I’ve never been there so I didn’t have …

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    Week 5 Summary

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    Well this was the hardest week for me so far, not only assignment wise but the sheer amount of time involved overall. I had a lot going on outside of school this week including a concussion from snowboarding last weekend and a state licensing exam so I’m pretty proud …

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    Radio Show Ideas

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    I can honestly say I am not looking forward to this. Participating in a radio show is like starring in my very own horror film! However, I know its something I’ll have to do for this class so I’m steeling myself for it already.

    As far as ideas for …

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    Sound Effect Story

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    For this assignment, I had to tell a story using only sound effects. This was not an easy task at all! I took all my sound clips from http://freesound.org. This site a huge library of sounds but it took me a long time to decide what “story” to …

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    Radio Bumper

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    This was one of the harder assignments for me so far because I’m not super comfortable recording me/my voice. The purpose of the assignment was to create a radio bumper for ds106 radio. For those who have never heard this term before (like me), a radio bumper is kind’ve …

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    Let’s Play a Guessing Game

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    For this assignment, I had to pick one of my favorite songs, remove the lyrics from it, and then create a 30 second clip of the music. The goal is for people to be able to guess what song it is.

    I won’t tell you what song I chose …

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    Daily Create Week 5

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    Only 3 Daily Creates this week, not too bad. I did have a little trouble with some of the prompts but oh well, here we go!

    First up, show a picture of a choice. I couldn’t decide which movie I wanted to see Sunday night!

    @ds106dc tdc#1862 To see …

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