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DS 106 Assignments

Noddy in Paris and Maggie Black’s B-Day

For this week’s daily creates, I made a birthday card and helped Noddy get out of a trash can. The card was very simple. The first thing I found when I researched “noir cat” on Google images was of a cat doing one of those strange inspirational poses where you …

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Arnold Winter’s Pinterest Page

I did the You’re A Pinteresting Character assignment (two stars) for the leader of The Winter Association, Arnold Winter. It’s full of things that interest him and what he enjoys researching. I also added some personal things that explain why he is the way he is. They’ll be spoilers if …

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Tree Art, Inspiration, and Batman

These daily creations have begun to get stranger and stranger. I really don’t understand the appeal of them but I must admit that they do have a sort of rustic charm to them. Regardless, I’ve done my due diligence and finished three of them. The first I did was a …

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The Interview

Just a quick note, I manually recorded each professor’s questions onto audacity and then cut them together after each response I would give. Then, I recorded myself “speaking” over Layla’s lines and overlapped that with the audio I created. So. Much. Work.


I have become…wary of interviews. The last …

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Dead Silence: A Review

After listening to the epic Dead Silence, I was proud of my fellow DS106ers and what they created. It had a plot that twisted and turned and it was full of many noir elements that we learned this semester. The plot began as a simple heist but was instead full …

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Radio Progress 2

Tuesday, my group and I met at the convergence center to finalize some details and to hash out a script for our show. We got along well and we were able to get a lot of work done while still having fun. We created a skeleton script that we recorded …

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Noir Talk Logo


With Jonathan having already done a sticker, I thought to add my own logo to the mix. I already had the idea of pasting the words NOIR TALK onto a background but I didn’t know what. So, I thought back to a word cloud assignment I did for …

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Design Blitz

I had previously enjoyed the noir photo shoot that we needed to do for the visual aspect of storytelling so when I saw this assignment I got excited. In all honestly, I had to reread the descriptions for the specific categories that we needed because it just wasn’t sinking in. …

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Noir is Pretty Dark

The two noir films, Killer’s Kiss and He Walked By Night are two examples of noir films. Noir uses a distinctive lighting style that creates a specific atmosphere. This atmosphere is mostly one of suspicion or suspense, bringing attention to a specific person or event in the film. For example, …

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