1. Stephanie Jacobs

    The Future of Learning, ALT University

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    Working from Bryan Alexander’s alt.residential scenario of the future, I decided to make a short video about a future institution of higher education.
    My initial proposition was:

    I intend to create a tutorial video for the alt.residentialesque future scenario. This will be the introduction to a higher education propelled by …

  2. Stephanie Jacobs

    The Future of Learning, ALT University

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    Working from Bryan Alexander’s alt.residential scenario of the future, I decided to make a short video about a future institution of higher education.
    My initial proposition was:

    I intend to create a tutorial video for the alt.residentialesque future scenario. This will be the introduction to a higher education propelled by …

  3. Stephanie Jacobs

    Gods and Devils

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    It is the twenties, I am this generation and lost as a lonely child in the supermarket.  I am not apart of the Lost Generation, I am living in the Lost Decade, for it is the twenties of the 2000s, 2022.  Sadly enough, this scenario of the future is the …

  4. Stephanie Jacobs

    The Power Giving Ring

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    Mashedup Children’s Book

    Mashup a children’s book based on another cultural artifact. For example, framing Dr. Who as a children’s book in the aesthetic of a Dr. Suess’s work. See example from College Humor here.

    Following the College Humor examples, I decided to merge a classic Children’s book with …

  5. Stephanie Jacobs

    Counting the Web by Decimal Place

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    We continue talking about, asking what it is, hovering around its title and using it to spice up internet conversations,

    but what the hell is Web 2.0?

    To put it simply, this is Web 2.0.

    My researching on the internet and contributing an explanation of this idea is what Web …

  6. Stephanie Jacobs

    Lasagna Attack

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    Change the mood or tone of a photograph by altering the contrast, brightness, hue, saturation, exposure, etc.

    I decided to use Picasa photo editor by Google to manipulate the photo for this assignment. Picasa is great because it is Google style user friendly and offers a plethora of options and …

  7. Stephanie Jacobs

    A Nerd’s Life Challenge

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    Last fall, I took a fascinating course on British Fantasy Writing taught by a very cool dude, Matthew Sangster.  He worked at the British Library in London and instructed on the side, but this is slightly drifting off course.

    The British Library had an amazing Sci-Fi exhibition in the early …

  8. Stephanie Jacobs

    The Power of the Like

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    One click, one nod.

    In discussions about the internet and its usage, Facebook seems to be deeply rooted in any exchange.  My previous post is a perfect example of how natural the social network’s presence is.  One comment on the post reminded me of a conversation I had  about a …

  9. Stephanie Jacobs

    What the internet is to me.

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    Given the task of describing the internet’s function within my daily life, I find myself lounging in this black leather chair wondering how I’ve used the internet today.  I woke, first thoughts generally center around extended communication while I slumber, so I open my email.  Personal gmail account is priority, …

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