1. 8tcgyh

    Weekly Summary: Week Four


    I thought this week was a lot more fun than last week! I really enjoyed executing the video assignments– I am particularly glad I discovered Vine! I had fun with my product review video of my iPhone 5 as well. The daily creates were fun, per usual. And I loved …

  2. fhowell

    Decide and step

    Decision are in your steps.

    Decision making can be a tasking chore on anyone especially important decisions. Life sometimes offers us easy and hard decisions, but what is important to know is all decisions have a consequence. Stairs can be a reminder we are climbing tough hills sometimes when making …

  3. dradoye


    and so the comment war begins as we finish up this week of ds106. LOL!…

  4. rcrabbe

    Who doesn’t like video games?


    Who remembers spending hours at a time in front of the tv playing your favorite game? Whether you played Super Mario Bros or Zelda, Sonic or War of Witchcraft, we all had different systems we used to play these games.  As we grew up, so did the gaming world.  It …

  5. dradoye

    Twitter Trends Turned Lyrical Poetry – A Tutorial


    This may seem like an easy assignment however, rhyming and writing poetry can be difficult.  I am going to walk you through creating a poem, with a given topic, and even given words.


    So first off, how do you check what is trending on twitter and screen shot it?!…

  6. skasner

    Week 4 Summary


    Week 4 was STRESSFUL to say the least. I started working on the assignments a lot earlier this week and still didn’t finish until Sunday. I think that for this week, I was a lot more unfamiliar with the technology that we are using. I had some trouble without downloading …

  7. skasner



    To me, this video seemed like one that would go viral pretty quickly. I think that people would be very entertained by some guy getting locked in a lion enclosure. Therefore, I decided to create a story in which This video has been an internet sensation:

    I don’t usually watch …

  8. dradoye

    UMWdoug.com a poem


      I think that my website is pretty boring right now.  I have been busy with work and class.  I want to revamp my site, but just don’t have the time! I recorded this straight onto soundcloud.  I used a room in the basement to try and get a sterile environment.     …

  9. jhylan

    Vine It! ds106 Sunday


    I have been watching vines for some time now, but I have never had the app. Some the vines can be drop dead hilarious, whilst others are far from anything clever. Making a vine is actually simple especially if you are from my generation you will be able to catch …

  10. 8tcgyh

    Look, Listen, and Analyze: The Joker Pencil Trick/Mob Scene


    For this blog post, I decided to analyze a scene from The Dark Knight, more speficially, the scene when the Joker interrupts a mob meeting and dramatically shows them “a pencil trick” with very dark and dangerous connotations.

    When I watched the clip without any audio: I noticed the camera …

  11. 8tcgyh

    Ebert: “How To Read A Movie” via Q. Tarantino & S. Kubrick


    To begin, I found Ebert’s descriptive of movement in cinematography to be very interesting. He explained how the movement of characters, in addition to the movement of camera angle, can infer both positive and negative connotations. A quote of his that I found very helpful was, “Right is more positive, …

  12. 8tcgyh

    Video Assignment #2: iPhone Product Review


    I chose to do the product review video assignment because I do not think I can emphasize enough how important easy, instant, and engaging communication is to my generation these days. The plain and simple fact is: iPhone make life easier. I feel comfortable saying that for many reasons. They …

  13. jcook5

    Look, Listen, Analyze: Bruce Almighty


    As you can see from the movie scene above, I chose to analyze Evan Baxter’s Newscast scene from Evan Almighty. Before I get into the actual analyzing of the scene, I must say I had to watch it more than three times because it was so funny. But I analyzed …

  14. 8tcgyh

    Daily Create #16: Metaphorical Stairs


    Wearin’ my Jesus sandals, exploring paths unknown. The exquisite nature of this mosaic is unforgettable. Each piece of stone strategically placed, an inspiration for my life. Glad I could share it with my fellow Daily Creators

    Today’s Daily Create assignment is: “Show your mood today by taking a picture of …

  15. jcook5

    What I learned about CINEMA


    When I was younger, I remember looking at movies and just taking them for face value, you know, pretty pictures, funny lines, cute actors. But as I grew older I started to analyze what I saw. I started to look at the actual meaning of why the movie was made …

  16. dradoye

    Bringing That Foley Assignment Back to Life


    This assignment took me a lot longer then I would have liked.  I enjoyed the sound editing, that weeek was fun, editing video together us is detailed for me.



    I used Windows Live Movie Maker.   I bet, however not knowing for sure, that Mac software makes video editing …

  17. rcrabbe

    How to remove a background


    For this tutorial I will show you how to use the software GIMP to remove the background from any image and then place the image onto another image.

    We are going to start with these two pictures


    Open GIMP and upload the picture of Harry Potter

    In order to …

  18. 8tcgyh

    Video Assignment #1: Vine it!


    Please view my vine at the following link: Vine1

    This was a tricky assignment. With only six seconds of video, it doesn’t leave a whole lot of time for creativity. But in my opinion, I managed ok! This Vine video is a very accurate depiction of my daily life. I …