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Final Sleuth Update and DS106 Blog Post

Well, this has been an exciting week to say the least. Pluto and Bailey go missing and Sasha, Sarah, and I had to fling ourselves into the 21st century to find them. When we arrived in this current time, we found a note left by Sarah’s cat Bailey left us …

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Reflecting on DS106

Well this was interesting.

This has been more than kind of a crazy last semester of school for me, and I certainly wasn’t expecting quite the rigor or required level of involvement that this class calls for, even with the warnings. This is the kind of work I like to …

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Daily Create Ideas

Just posted a few of my ideas for the daily create, and I actually think these could be pretty fun. The first one I proposed was to record a dial tone using your voice in two octaves. This would obviously be two recordings overlapped. I was watching the awesome Spike …

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Assignment Ideas

I’ve just made and written tutorials for two new web assignments that use the online tools Kumu and Inklewriter.

The first assignment, the Kumu map, deals with organizing relationships on a highly customizable web. I used this tool in my Adaptation class and it was very cool. It can …

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Inklewriter Tutorial

Inklewriter is tremendously easy to use, and there are excellent tutorials on the site that answer most questions, but I thought I would do a quick run through of some of the basics in case anyone is completely unfamiliar with this sort of thing.

The first thing you want to …

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Week 14: Tutorial

So there aren’t really pictures for this one, as much as general advice. This assignment asked you to write about your favorite or most memorable experience from your first year move in! I’m not going to talk about mine that much, but more of the process that I went through.…

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Week 14: Tutorial 2

This project is pretty straight forward but hopefully this makes it easier.

1. Open up word.
2. Write your name vertically (see picture)    


3. Think of works that describe you. They can be big vocab words or simple words…whatever works! Type them in!

4. Mess with the fonts so …

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Kumu Tutorial

Whatever project you decide to make using Kumu, there are a number of basic functions that are important to understand. Kumu is a fairly intuitive program. It comes pretty naturally once you get things moving.

The first thing to do, of course, is to make an account on Kumu. This …

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Week 14: TDC Ideas

So….no more daily creates for me? Well here a few for someone else! Both of mine were built around the idea of coming up with things I could do when I was at work or commuting. Things that wouldn’t seem strange to do in public and could almost be just …

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