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Manifesto Updated

When I initially wrote my manifesto, I was optimistic in my abilities, but maybe not as realistic as I should have been. At the beginning my goal was to learn and practice Python everyday so I would be able to make my own Twitter bot that would be somewhat interactive. …

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The Double Double

”’ def double(sequence): result=[] for element in sequence: result=result+[element+4] return result ”’…

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Coding Environment

After reading chapter 1 I installed the newest version of Anaconda and read through the tutorials on how to use Jupyter Notebook and Python. All of the files are saved in a folder located within my documents titled “DGST 395” and in that I have different folders for coding files …

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Manifesto

Initially I became interested in programming because it felt like the next logical step in a society that is becoming more integrated with technology. For a long time I had several misconceptions on what programming actually was until I took a class during the summer that focused on writing through …

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Reflections: The Peripheral

Throughout Gibson’s “The Peripheral” many different themes are explored.  These include a variation on the class system, social structure, technological advances, and justice and morality. Morality in particular is a very common theme that is mentioned and implied to various aspects through the novel. This has taken several different forms …

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Rock and Roll saved my soul

Hello all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My favorite film growing up was The Sound Of Music. I always loved to flow of energy that Julia Andrews delivered as she would coast from contrasting scenes in the movie. All songs in the whole musical film have a different mood. The tune “Sixteen going on Seventeen” …

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Week 2 Summary

We’re finally at the end of week 2, so it’s time for the weekly summary! I’ll start off by going through everything I completed this week.

Daily Creates

I did four daily creates this week, tweeting each time I completed one. As I customized my website later in the week, …

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Reflection: Knowledgeable to Knowledge-able

In his lecture, Michael Wesch discusses the evolution that must take place in the classroom due to the availability of new communication mediums. The title of his talk says it all. How do students go from memorizing and regurgitating facts to being able to seek out and analyze information on …

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Reflection: A Personal Cyberinfrastructure

Gardner Campbell’s article, A Personal Cyberinfrastructure, discusses how teachers and students should fully utilize the new creative opportunities the internet is providing. Rather than a simple, do-exactly-what-the-teacher-asks approach, students and teachers should be using new technologies to learn in completely new ways.

The article can be viewed with the following …

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Gnomes, The Moon and The Porch

It is visual assignment week in #burgeron106 and it is Icelandic week as well. That means, gnomes, elves, fairies and more.

The poster could be “design” because it is a poster- but I used my own photos to create it. (well – except for NanaLou’s porch)

I used a shot …

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