1. Ha-Suk Shin

    Section 3 – DS106 assignment 2

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    For my second assignment I chose to do a design assignment called “Word” and directions for this assignment was to not using any colors try to represent the meaning of the word through manipulating the word itself.

    I chose upside down because I first thought about making the …

  2. Novotny

    DFPQ1

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    The sentence I found the most appealing in the Gardner Campbell article was:

    “Environments are not passive wrappings but active processes. . . . The ‘message’ of any medium or technology is the change of scale or pace or pattern that it introduces into human affairs.”

    This very succinctly summarized …

  3. Ren Isozaki

    DFPQ1

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    I have chosen “Sometimes progress is exponential” because actually the internet is really improving. when I was a child I did not think I could use the internet out side, like iPhone and smartphone. Also, after I read next 4 paragraph, I realized that those progress needs for education as …

  4. Ha-Suk Shin

    DFPQ1

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    “think the unthinkable”

    I really like this because i personally think that education with the internet does not allow us to think freely. We are programed to think like everyone else through news and blogs in popular sites. Higher education should focus on the creativity and new ideas of its …

  5. hung

    Tomodachi Operation 1 Year After the Disaster

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    Recently, the public/ media emphasize the incidents in middle east… Not so many people are aware the US military’s activity in the other side of the earth, but thanks to the internet, many informations are available borderless anytime. Tomodachi(friend) operation is to aid those victims of 2011 Tohoku earthquake. US …

  6. hung

    TEDxCambridge – Scott Summit’s beautiful artificial limbs

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    I think it is the philosophy that these industrial designers should have. Designers should not only pursue mass production that can make fast money… As the presenter, Scott Summit says, sometimes design is involved in the down side… some designer then face the problem to solve costumers’ problems…
    Many people …

  7. Alex

    DS106-Culture Clash

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    THE ASSIGNMENT:  Take two cultures and create a banner that represents how their coming together would mix.

    THE PROCESS:  I found various pictures on the internet of things that are symbolic to both American and Japanese culture.  I then decided to make two separate banners for this assignment, one of …

  8. Danae

    ????????????: ways to reform copyright law

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    For my second topic, I chose the article titled “Now that SOPA’s dead, five easy ways to reform copyright law.” I found this a good read because it constructive, but also optimistic. To summarize its main points: the author suggests that we should begin by…

    1. Curbing abuses of copyright …

  9. Alex

    DS106-Culture Clash

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    THE ASSIGNMENT:  Take two cultures and create a banner that represents how their coming together would mix.

    THE PROCESS:  I found various pictures on the internet of things that are symbolic to both American and Japanese culture.  I then decided to make two separate banners for this assignment, one of …

  10. 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 …

  11. hung

    DS106 Visual Assignments Create Your Frankenstein “Micky Duck”

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    Can you tell how many cartoon characters I combined? The Simpsons, Doraemon, Micky Mouse, Donald Duck, Kureon Shinchyan and pluto

    Process: I used hand, eyes and brain to design, then colour the picture through computer. I used the software called Paintbrush.

    Concept: Funny huh? I thought it is kinda adorable, …

  12. hung

    DS106 Visual Assignments A Sunset, “Sunrise of Yokosuka”

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    Ok I think sunrise is okay for this assignment “sunset”, I don’t think I can tell the difference between sunset and sunrise…. Just the direction of sun…

    Process: Be in the right location, choose a nice angle and take the photo!
    Story: I was heading Yokosuka base at around 7:00 …

  13. hung

    What People Think When I Say I’m Just a College Student”

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    “What people think” is pretty popularly recently on the internet. I made one “What people think” of being a college student. I can’t say who’s perspective is “wrong”, since I do play different roles in some degree, but different percentage.

    Process:

    Since I don’t have Paint while using MAC, I …

  14. Takuji Kobayashi

    DS106 Haiku it up!

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    I chose this assigment “Haiku it up!“. The assigment requires these : For the writing assignment, take a random Dailyshoot photograph and create a haiku using that image. Let the image inspire you to create a poetic haiku. Don’t know what a haiku is? The most common form …

  15. John Capolino

    Iconic Me

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    This is a symbol for me for years, and as Iconic Me assigned me to do I have uploaded an image of it. The KST on the points of the cross mean to me the three core values of my life, Knowledge, Strength and Truth. The Scythe is for my …

  16. John Capolino

    There is a ghost invading my photo!

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    In this photo I took back in 2005, it was always interesting to me. As you can see there is no lights behind my person but if you look to the left of my head there is a lightish orb as well as a slightly lighter frame of shoulders standing …

  17. Novotny

    Game Changer

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    Allied News-Stream Network

    Border War Update

    Dallaustin, Texas

    Paranoia and desperation are running through the American South. Since the start of hostilities with the Republic of Mexico, tens of thousands of Southerners have been displaced. The refugee situation has worsened in the Mid West and Northern states since the advance …

  18. Novotny

    Cyberbullying

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    I am writing a blog post about the Rutgers cyber bullying case as reported by CIS class student Alison.

    A Rutgers student, Dharun Ravi, set up a webcam in order to spy on his roommate, Tyler Clementi, who was conducting a homosexual relationship in their shared dorm room. He streamed …

  19. Alex

    DS106-Sunset

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    THE ASSIGNMENT:  This assignment was to take a picture of a sunset.

    THE PROCESS:  I decided to use one of the pictures that I’ve previously taken of a sunset, and then uploaded it to my WordPress page.  I then explained why I chose this picture, and the significance that this …

  20. Alex

    DS106-Sunset

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    THE ASSIGNMENT:  This assignment was to take a picture of a sunset.

    THE PROCESS:  I decided to use one of the pictures that I’ve previously taken of a sunset, and then uploaded it to my WordPress page.  I then explained why I chose this picture, and the significance that this …

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