Monthly Archives: February 2020

Show and tell with Nyarlathotep

There is a storytelling principle of “show, don’t tell.” So one might say: On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair Warm smell of colitas, rising up through the air instead of “I was driving through the desert … Continue reading

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How not to choose a design assignment

So I told myself: I’ll do a design assignment. I’ll click the random button and do whichever on it gives me. So what do I get? The Spreadsheet Invasion. What the heck should I do with that? And how the … Continue reading

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Sounding off on the radio

We came up with many great radio show ideas this past week. You can see them all at the link, at least the ones that were tagged properly. A number of people mentioned fashion as a topic. This poses a … Continue reading

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Inverted synesthesia

For today’s Daily Create, I did a most obvious thing and typed ds106 in the synesthesia generator. Being most oblivious, I failed to notice that @NomadWarMachine did that in the assignment prompt. I didn’t like the color combination though, so … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Science

We’ve had three great evenings of live tweeting ds106radio. The point of this was to analyze, together, how sounds can paint pictures and drive stories. My favorite thing about this exercise is that the idea for it came from a … Continue reading

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Red Dawn Reimagined

I found Red Dawn on Netflix the other week. I had actually never seen it before, so, given our theme, I thought I’d check it out. The idea of Soviet proxy forces attacking a high school in the middle of nowhere, … Continue reading

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“We’ve got fun and games…”

Some musings on this past week in ds106: I’m glad someone did the timeline assignment.  There are many more assignments than I can keep track of. If I knew about this one ahead of time, I might have made it … Continue reading

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