Posts by srechter
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
UPDATE: HARRISON SLADE IN PERIL, GREENLUND WITH NEWS
We’ve recovered information on Harrison Slade and Groom’s potential location: Read it!
We’ve also received an update from Jerry Greenlund.…Read More
Updated Information on Jim Groom
I’ve just posted a personal update on the whereabouts of Jim Groom on the FOM webpage. Be sure to listen and keep your eyes peeled.
Everyone: beware of the balloons.…Read More
Jack Neff Music
In an note unrelated to the recent disappearance of Jim Groom, I have opened a dedicated music site.
It is still in the works, but I hope it is to your enjoyment.…Read More
Updated Progress on the Groom Search
We have updated information on our ongoing search for Jim Groom posted on the FOM agency webpage.
FOM co-founder and Vice President Jerry Greenlund has news from his searching of an abandoned Los Angeles manufacturing building previously owned by Groom’s kidnapper and previous collaborator, “Gonzo.”
Senior Agent and researcher Enrique …Read More
On the Hunt for Jim Groom
I feel like Michael Corleone (and actor AL Pacino) in the Godfather Part 3: living in a tired retread of a better past. They’ve pulled me back in.
I set up an agency. I finally found success on the coattails of my worst enemy: failure. I learned that failure was …Read More