1. lei187

    The Lost Decade

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    According to Dr. Bryan Alexander, there are four possible outcomes that will happen by the year 2022.

    1. Phantom Learning

    2. The Lost Decade

    3. Alt. Residential

    4. Renaissance

    For this blog post, i decided to focus on “The Lost Decade” – my take on what will happen in the …

  2. lei187

    Gardner Campbell – Personal Cyberinfrastructure

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    Discuss your thoughts and feelings about being a university student in the digital age. What do you hope to gain from your university experience. Do Campbell’s ideas about a personal cyberinfrastructure resonate with you? Explain why or why not.

    In this day and age, it is more important than ever …

  3. lei187

    Movie Scenes That Changed Our Lives

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    Assignment: For this assignment, select scenes from 3-5 movies. These scenes should represent scenes that changed your life or made some sort of dramatic, traumatic, lasting, or emotional impact on you. When you have selected those scenes, create a video that shows the scenes and includes audio/video of you describing …

  4. lei187

    The Lost Decade

    by

    According to Dr. Bryan Alexander, there are four possible outcomes that will happen by the year 2022.

    1. Phantom Learning

    2. The Lost Decade

    3. Alt. Residential

    4. Renaissance

    For this blog post, i decided to focus on “The Lost Decade” – my take on what will happen in the …

  5. lei187

    Gardner Campbell – Personal Cyberinfrastructure

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    Discuss your thoughts and feelings about being a university student in the digital age. What do you hope to gain from your university experience. Do Campbell’s ideas about a personal cyberinfrastructure resonate with you? Explain why or why not.

    In this day and age, it is more important than ever …

  6. lei187

    Movie Scenes That Changed Our Lives

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    Assignment: For this assignment, select scenes from 3-5 movies. These scenes should represent scenes that changed your life or made some sort of dramatic, traumatic, lasting, or emotional impact on you. When you have selected those scenes, create a video that shows the scenes and includes audio/video of you describing …

  7. lei187

    DFPQ1

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    Assignment: Choose the sentence from the first five paragraphs of Gardner Campbell’s Personal Cyberinfrastructure essay that most appeals to you. Briefly describe how and why that sentence appeals to you (one or two paragraphs should suffice – unless you need more).

    Sentence:

    “At the turn of the century, higher education …

  8. lei187

    DFPQ1

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    Assignment: Choose the sentence from the first five paragraphs of Gardner Campbell’s Personal Cyberinfrastructure essay that most appeals to you. Briefly describe how and why that sentence appeals to you (one or two paragraphs should suffice – unless you need more).

    Sentence:

    “At the turn of the century, higher education …

  9. lei187

    Police Beat

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    Link to the assignment: Police Beat 

    Assignment:

    Essentially, identify an innocent seeming song that advocates some odd/criminal behavior and reformat it as a police report style article. My example based on “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” is below.

    Process:

    EIFFEL 65: BLUE (DA BA DEE)

    Story:

    MARCH 10TH, 2012

    Acclaimed …

  10. lei187

    Google Maps Story

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    Linke to the assignment: Google Maps Story 

    Assignment: Use Google Maps to tell a story! It can be the story of a trip you took, a trip you would like to take, a strange occurrence, a war, anything you like! The only rules are that you have to use Google …

  11. lei187

    Police Beat

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    Link to the assignment: Police Beat 

    Assignment:

    Essentially, identify an innocent seeming song that advocates some odd/criminal behavior and reformat it as a police report style article. My example based on “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” is below.

    Process:

    EIFFEL 65: BLUE (DA BA DEE)

    Story:

    MARCH 10TH, 2012

    Acclaimed …

  12. lei187

    Google Maps Story

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    Linke to the assignment: Google Maps Story 

    Assignment: Use Google Maps to tell a story! It can be the story of a trip you took, a trip you would like to take, a strange occurrence, a war, anything you like! The only rules are that you have to use Google …

  13. lei187

    Response to Rodnie’s “Hire a Hacker Now!!”

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    This is in response to Rodnie’s presentation “Hire a Hacker Now!!”

    Link to his presentation / write-up: here 

    Rodnie’s presentation covered the topic of “Hackers” on the internet. There are several sites that offer Hacking services in exchange for money. These include (but are not limited to): acquiring email passwords, …

  14. lei187

    Five easy ways to reform copyright laws

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    “Now that SOPA’s dead, five easy ways to reform copyright laws”

    Link to article: here 

    This is an article from another “topic” that i dissect. It deals with copyright laws, and how the United States can improve it’s laws in order to make the basis of copyright more fair for …

  15. lei187

    Response to Rodnie’s “Hire a Hacker Now!!”

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    This is in response to Rodnie’s presentation “Hire a Hacker Now!!”

    Link to his presentation / write-up: here 

    Rodnie’s presentation covered the topic of “Hackers” on the internet. There are several sites that offer Hacking services in exchange for money. These include (but are not limited to): acquiring email passwords, …

  16. lei187

    Five easy ways to reform copyright laws

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    “Now that SOPA’s dead, five easy ways to reform copyright laws”

    Link to article: here 

    This is an article from another “topic” that i dissect. It deals with copyright laws, and how the United States can improve it’s laws in order to make the basis of copyright more fair for …

  17. lei187

    The end of online privacy

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    Article link: here 

    PART 1: SMARTPHONES

    Did you know that applications on your smartphone keeps track of your personal information? Contacts, phone numbers, mobile web browsing history, etc.

    An example would be a social application for the iPhone called “Path”. This application looks into your smartphones contacts, and uploads all …

  18. lei187

    The end of online privacy

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    Article link: here 

    PART 1: SMARTPHONES

    Did you know that applications on your smartphone keeps track of your personal information? Contacts, phone numbers, mobile web browsing history, etc.

    An example would be a social application for the iPhone called “Path”. This application looks into your smartphones contacts, and uploads all …

  19. lei187

    Midterm Activity

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    “Burro on the Hoof” by NoiseProfessor

    Here is a picture for TDC36 originally submitted by NoiseProfessor. The topic for TDC36 was “Take a photo of food being served or eaten in an unconventional way”. I thought this picture was humorous and would be perfect for the midterm activity. It is …

  20. lei187

    Image with a Message

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    Assignment:

    LINK

    Are you looking for an engaging computer-related activity or project for your students? Regardless of the grade or subject area in which you teach, I think I have an idea that you will find both stimulating as well as educationally relevant. It is said that “a picture is …

  21. lei187

    Cyber-crime: Infographic Analysis (MAY 2011)

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    I was in charge of the “MAY” analysis for our infographic.

    This particular section dealt with stolen credit card information across America throughout the year 2011. According to this infographic, following a credit card breach, 200000 credit card users’ information has been stolen. What wasn’t noted in the infographic was …

  22. lei187

    WEB 2.0 and the future

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    (picture via wikipedia)

    Web 2.0 is a concept / term coined by Tim O’Reilly. It essentially overviews the first major shift within internet stratosphere. The first aspect of Web 2.0 consists of RIA (rich internet applications). Essentially, this is how we bring the “desktop experience” to one’s browser (whether it …

  23. lei187

    Car Lust

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    Assignment:

    LINK

    So I wanted to submit a new visual assignment. All of us, most of us anyways, have a dream car. This is a simple assignment. Take a picture, or find a picture on the web of a car that you love. Then, write a description of how that …

  24. lei187

    An Album Cover

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    DS106: An Album Cover, a photo by lei_187 on Flickr.

    Assignment:

    LINK

    So here’s something fun for everyone to do, should be quick and easy, but try to make it pretty. First, go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The title of the article is now the name of your band. Next, go …

  25. lei187

    The Daily Create: TDC31

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    TDC: 31, a photo by lei_187 on Flickr.

    “Create a photograph that represents the happiest or most memorable moment in your life”

    I chose the original photo from my last TDC for this particular assignment. It’s hard to define the most memorable moment in my life…but this spot is …

  26. lei187

    The Daily Create: TDC29

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    “Make a photo of something upside down that is never seen that way”

    This is a picture i took back home in Los Angeles. The picture overlooks the pacific ocean and a long stretch of lights leading to Malibu. I thought it would be interesting to flip this image due …

  27. lei187

    Movie Poster

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    Assignment:

    Create a movie poster (most likely a variation of the “minimalist movie poster” assignment)

    Process:

    I used both photoshop and a flash based website to create this particular assignment. I grabbed an image of Ted Nelson from google, cropped the image using photoshop, the inserted it into the poster …

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