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DS106 Plays Caption This

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

It all started with this Retweet by Melanie McBride this morning:

It just so happens that I caught this in the stream and my interrest was piqued when I saw Google Street View mentioned because right now the ds106 internauts are using Google Street View to create a narrative about their childhood home, a particular trip, […]

The Shining Commentary

Friday, October 29th, 2010

So I just wrapped up my commentary on Kubrick’s The Shining. One of my top 3 films of all time, and it feels good because I’ve been wanting to do this for a while. And luckily I gave my digital storytelling class an assignment that provided the opportunity. I’ve pretty much been eating my own […]

The Art of Commenting

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Image credit: Not in HD
In DS106 one of the things that I have been pushing harder than anything else is commenting on each other’s work. I want it to be honest, plentiful, and sustained. In fact, I have the same expectations of commenting as I do of blogging, and, as Alan Levine notes, “Commenting is […]

Kenny Powers: Greatest Hits

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

My digital storytelling class is about to embark on the wonderful world of video story telling, and I found a beautiful example from my favorite new HBO series, Eastbound & Down. I don’t know why I like this show so much, but the character matchup of Kenny Powers and Stevie Janowski just crack me up […]

Flickr Feed Gallery: A Quick Hack for DS106

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

All images courtesy of various DS106 Internauts.

Image credit: spur_dotz’s “Ash and Ichabod”
Thursday night’s class started in one direction and ended up in a whole ‘nother one. It was pretty fun, well, at least for me. I was planning on talking about image stories, because we have been working on photography assignments all week, and were […]

The Birds in 6 Shots

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

The only thing better than this comic…

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Is this tweet about that comic:

Favorite Band/Concert Survey Results

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

This Tuesday I posted a survey asking readers two questions. 1. Of all the concerts you’ve been to, which band played your favorite? and 2. Where was the concert? The survey is closed and the 29 responses have been plotted to a map on Google Earth. Check em out below: As you can see, the […]

Samuel Michaels: A Test to ‘Keep Hide from a friend’ — 3

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Watch the video below. For better High-Def make sure it says 480p and not 360p on the video for Hi-Def. Or simply click here to watch in Hi-Def directly on the video page. Dear Reader, What is this? A book? A code? A picture? A father? A fake? A clue? A test? A link? Or […]

What’s your favorite band/concert questionnaire! ANSWER NOW!

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

NOTE: Results have already been processed and answers are no longer being accepted. Click here to see results. Wanna be famous? Wanna make known what your favorite band is? Wanna help ME out? Really? Wow… Anyways please fill out the form below to help me complete some work! Thanks! WAIT ALREADY!! It’s Loading… Share this […]