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  1. Kinzie Brooks

    Final Thoughts :(

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    I don’t know about the rest of you, but the last 5 weeks of my life have flown by. Seriously. How did it end so quickly.  This video is my final reflection on DS106. I am so sad for this class to be over. What am I going to do for the rest of my ...
  2. Kinzie Brooks

    Video Assignment #2 Speed Up Your Workday

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    For my second video assignment I chose to do “Speed Up Your Workday”. I figured it would be easier on me if I could work on this “during” work. And it was!! I recorded myself using my webcam. I then uploaded it to Windows Movie Maker and added the effect Speed Up (Double) FIVE TIMES. ...
  3. Kinzie Brooks

    Web Story

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    Well, this assignment, I thought would be very simple for me. Beings I’m a computer science major and all. However, I found it to be quite trying. Not difficult, but trying. I began with the idea to do a news story about the Oblivion disappearance. So I went searching for websites to use and found ...
  4. Kinzie Brooks

    The Obliviatiors Radio Bumper

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    So I did the minute long bumper for my group THE OBLIVIATIORS!!! This is a preview of our radio show A MUST LISTEN! So tune in on Tuesday! I did this in Audacity. I used some videos from youtube: I Know What You Did Last Summer Theme, ds106tv 6-27-11 part 1, Mock EAS Alert (Tornado ...
  5. Kinzie Brooks

    ds106 Radio Bumper Audio 3

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    Well for my last assignment, I took the advice of Jim Groom and did a bumper for ds106 radio. I used songs from youtube: Bad Romance, Remind Me, Canucks vs. Bruins, the Replacements Hey Good Lookin’, and Jim Groom. I also used sound effects from freesound.org: slurping_swallowing_and_ahh.wav by mwhitcomb83, oh_yeah.wav by snaginneb, fm_flip.wav by cognito_perceptu, ...
  6. Kinzie Brooks

    Interview/MusicMashup Audio 2

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    I loved this assignment!!! I got all the songs from youtube. The clips are: Sandlot (Forever), Hot Hot Hot, Ice Ice Baby, What a Wonderful World, She Drives Me Crazy, You Talk Too Much, When It’s Over, You Think You Know Me, Shock the Monkey, Mr. Big Stuff, Money, I Want Candy. I had my ...
  7. Kinzie Brooks

    Sound Effects Story Audio 1

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    So I have never ever done anything like this before. I had no idea where to start. So first I read through the Digital Audio blog, downloaded Audacity, and signed up for SoundCloud. Then I read many many blogs about Audacity because I had no clue where to begin. So anyways, I figured out how ...
  8. Kinzie Brooks

    Bumper Sticker

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    Well for my last Design Assignment I chose to do the Bumper Sticker. When I’m driving, I see a lot of parents with these types of stickers on their cars. So I decided to create one for ds106. I created this using phoenix in aviary. It was pretty simple to design. The most difficult part ...
  9. Kinzie Brooks

    The Big Hip Hop

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    For my third Design Assignment I chose to do The Big Hip Hop. So I followed the directions from the Description and went to http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/. And found this picture. I then went to the top 100 songs website, http://www.billboard.com/charts/hot-100#/charts/hot-100, and found Blake Shelton’s song “Honey Bee” Hopefully this won’t upset anyone. I’m not trying to ...
  10. Kinzie Brooks

    Golf Anyone?

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    So for my second design assignment, I decided to do the Minimalist TV/Movie Poster. You can see which one movie I chose below. When I decided to do this assignment, I really had a hard time figuring out which movie/tv show to choose from. Some of my top choices were: Cars, The Office, Country Strong, ...
  11. Kinzie Brooks

    New Iconic Me

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    After taking into account the comments people have shared with me about my first iconic me assignment, I decided to add to it. My first icon was of plain black, white, and gray keys from a piano. While I do feel like the black and white version represents me (the simple side of me) I ...
  12. Kinzie Brooks

    Iconic Me

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    So I decided to choose this assignment “Iconic You” as my first assignment because I thought it would be help me learn how to design. It gives me practice for upcoming assignments. I really didn’t know how to start this out or what program to use. Tips would be nice. So I just used Paint. ...
  13. Kinzie Brooks

    Remix

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    I thoroughly enjoyed “Everything Is A Remix: Part 3″ By Kirby Ferguson. Sometimes I feel pretty stupid when I have no idea how to do something. I learn much easier and faster if I can see how it is done first. This video really opened my eyes to the fact that everyone got to their ...
  14. Kinzie Brooks

    I’M AN ARTIST!

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    Seriously, I’ve never thought that I am an artist. I’ve considered myself a musical person but never artistic. So when Jim Groom sent me the introduction emails I was scared out of my mind! Well guess what, I’m still scared! After listening to “We Are All Artists” by Tim Owens, I realized that I am ...
  15. Kinzie Brooks

    Virus! :o

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    Hey fellow ds106ers. Felt like I should share this with everyone. This past Friday, I was on my husband’s computer looking at Visual Assignments to do. I was on the ds106 site under sumbit an assignment and was looking through the various assignments. Well I clicked one, unfortunately I can’t remember which one, and then ...
  16. Kinzie Brooks

    Assignment 4 Album Cover

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    For my last assignment I chose to do the Album Cover. One reason is because there was an awesome tutorial from timmmmyboy’s blog http://www.timmmmyboy.com/2011/06/tutorial-creating-an-album-cover/ –> thanks so much!! I tend to learn better when someone can show me. Although I do sometimes like to figure things out myself. It makes me feel accomplished! But I ...
  17. Kinzie Brooks

    Assignment 3 Common Everyday Object

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    So honestly I chose this one because I am so swamped with things to do. And this assignment looked pretty easy. I think that this actually turned out pretty awesome. Thanks to alan liddle for the hint about GIMP. I seriously didn’t know where to start. For this assignment I found this pic that I ...
  18. Kinzie Brooks

    Four Icons Assignment

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    For my second visual assignment I chose to do the Four Icon Challenge. It said to choose a movie, story, or event. Well I believe this is a story and event. If any of you have seen this show, you will hopefully understand the icons I have chosen. I really didn’t have too much trouble ...
  19. Kinzie Brooks

    Am I Knowledge – Able?

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    Michael Wesch presented at UMW. Where was I during this?!?! One of the most profound things that he said during his presentation was.. “Identity is what is reflected back to you.” Honestly, I had never thought about it this way before. My whole life I believed my identity was who I was inside. Wesch is ...
  20. Kinzie Brooks

    blogexperiment… Oh the Insanity

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    Right now…my mind feels like the lightbulb (and not the lighting up part). I’ve been working on adding plugins to my blog. I actually really like the fact that I can create how I want my space to look. I feel “powerful”. HOWEVER… I am having a very difficult run in with Google Analyticator. For ...
  21. Kinzie Brooks

    Google Analyticator HELP!!!

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    Well so far all the plugins seem to be working. But now I have a problem. I got this code from Google Analytics to paste somewhere but I don’t know where to paste it. I pasted it under my google analytics settings and now code shows up on my blog. Can someone please help!!?? thanks ...
  22. Kinzie Brooks

    Expressive Capability (Assignment 1)

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    As I watch the videos Dr. O assigned, I am amazed at how much I do not know. I seriously sat there at some points and thought to myself..”what is he talking about?” In his essay, Campbell said the following, “Only a few faculty had the curiosity or stamina to brave this new world.” I ...
  23. Kinzie Brooks

    How I See Myself

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    I wanted to explain my avatar to you all. Dr. Oblivion told us to choose an avatar that would be my digital identity. Jim Groom then commented on a blog that many people change their avatars according to how they are identified at that point in their life. Well at this point in my life ...

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