1. saramariee39

    Networking Lab 6


    Objective: To understand how a web server is created.

    Equipment: Computer, WAMP, Apache, Text editor, Filezilla Server, Command prompt

    Notes and Observations: First, we downloaded the apache web server. This was found at http://httpd.apache.org. We made sure the downloaded version is without crypto. To configure the information page of …

  2. a7xpetrock

    Childbook Mashup Assignment


    For my Digital Media 1 class, we were required to replicate a children’s book and put a pop culture twist on it. I altered the assignment a little by putting an inside joke in it. My friend has a Toyota Supra, and I think it is one of the coolest …

  3. greyartist

    Networking Lab 6


    Objectives: To use Apache to set up web servers and connect with other computers in the classroom and to alter the document root so the homepage for the server can be different from the default.

    Equipment list: Computer, apache software

    Notes and Observations: Downloaded Apache and installed. …

  4. greyartist

    Networking Lab 5

    Objectives: To capture packets using Wireshark and observe the different types of information the program presents depending on the activity being done while capturing.   Equipment list: laptop, wireshark program   Notes and Observations: This was hard to understand at first. It was interesting to see that TCP had sequence numbers and…
  5. greyartist

    Networking Blog 5


    This week I learned about a program called Wireshark. It captures internet packet activity and provides information about what is sent and received while it is operating. There are different pieces of information provided depending on what activity you are doing. I looked at information sent and received when viewing/accessing …

  6. greyartist

    Networking Lab 4


    Objectives: To configure a network of several computers using a switch, change the IP address of my workstation, and then to ping neighboring computers. Also, a goal was to configure a router.

     Equipment list: Switch, several workstations, router, UTP cables

     Notes and Observations: My group followed the lab and went …

  7. yuniku na

    4 Symbol Movie


    The assignment is to reduce a movie, story, or event into its basic elements, then take those visuals and reduce them further to simple icons, four of them. Write your blog post up but do not give away the answer, let people guess! The challenge is to find the icons …

  8. yuniku na

    You Should Be Creating


    Time to let out your inner Big Brother! Create a propaganda poster for ds106. Use your photo editing software of choice and write a message to inspire your fellow ds106ers. For example, I took a WW2 poster about increasing ammunition production, and turned it into a poster promoting tweeting.

    DS106 …

  9. paigep92

    Haiku Recipe: Guacamole


    3 avocados
    Half all 3 avocados
    Remove pit within

    Dice one tomato
    And dice half of an onion
    Add all to a bowl

    Roll and half lemon
    Squeeze lemon juice into bowl
    Mash all with a fork

    Add some salt to taste
    Open favorite bag of chips
    Dip in, munch …

  10. hjohnson



    My first experience with podcasts was in Hihgschool. I was playing around with itunes and I saw one of their free services. At the time I was really into Veronica Mars the Tv show. I noticed that itunes had a Veronica Mars Podcast so I subscribed to it. I listened …

  11. shelbyweidner



    A podcast is a multimedia digital file made available on the internet for downloading to a portable media player, computer, etc.

    To create a Podcast you should first pick what kind of category you want to do. Some do it to promote there comedy career or there band. Others do …

  12. a7xpetrock

    BMS Poster


    Create a tv/movie poster that captures the essence of the story through the use of minimalist design/iconography. – here is my creation

  13. a7xpetrock



    Podcasts first started surfacing in 2004 when the iPod began getting popular, but have been around since the 80′s. A podcast is basically like a radio show, but is meant for people on the internet to download and listen to them.

    It’s actually really easy to create your own podcast. …

  14. a7xpetrock

    Design Safari Summary


    For the past few weeks, we have had an assignment called the “Design Safari.” We were supposed to navigate around ds106′s website and complete 15 stars worth of assignments. There were many different assignments to choose from that helped challenge our creativity. The two main tools I used for this …

  15. yuniku na

    Simplify This Movie


    Create a tv/movie poster that captures the essence of the story through the use of minimalist design/iconography.

    This second assignment is worth 3.5 stars bringing my total to 6.5/15 stars for the Design assignments.

    Who doesn’t like a good Avengers action? I know I love it, I almost like what …

  16. yuniku na

    6-Word Memoir


    How would you tell your life’s story if you could only use six words?

    To answer this I’ve created an image including only 6 words, my 6-word memoir.

    This Assignment from the ds106 assignment bank is part of my 15 star requirements. This is my first one to be completed …

  17. saramariee39

    Album Cover


    For an assignment, I made an album cover for a fictitious band that I created. The album is “Expect the Unexpected” by Crazy Time.