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Thoughts on copyright

So here’s a video in which I prattle on about copyright and fair use. I thought about opening with a mashup of No Expectations chords and Houses of the Holy lyrics, but I realized that a) I can’t sing and … Continue reading

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Reflections

I’ve been pretty consistently blown away by the reflections on the readings in this season of ds106. This week brings us design thoughts, something that’s usually a bit of a struggle. Too often people confuse decoration or templates with design, … Continue reading

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Negatives of open

What are the negatives of openness in education? Is it all good? #openedmooc — George Siemens (@gsiemens) October 4, 2017 Vulnerability. Making mistakes in public. Asking “dumb” questions. Asking provocative questions. In ds106, there is nothing that I can do … Continue reading

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From screen to page

So I had this idea to use design to turn movie scenes into comic book pages. Not exactly reverse engineering storyboards, but rather using the language of sequential art, panels and layout, as part of the storytelling. This is challenging … Continue reading

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A new thing: This Week in ds106

We will be doing a more-or-less weekly best of ds106, This Week in ds106, this semester. We’ve done something like this in the past, but now I’m trying out some new things. I’m using the PressForward WordPress plugin to manage … Continue reading

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What are your powers?

If you were a superhero, what would your powers be? I posted that to Facebook, just to see what people would say. Some responses were unsurprising: speed, agility, flight. One person said skepticism and another wanted the Lasso of Truth … Continue reading

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Emu/o

@ds106dc #tdc2061 My response for Today’s #ds106 Daily Create is an emu with emo hair pic.twitter.com/G6S1BKmdNq — paul bond (@phb256) August 31, 2017 “How would you make an emophoto?” my wife asked. “Emo Phillips?” I responded, not knowing what we … Continue reading

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Super106 comes alive

Week One of ds106 has been posted at http://thisweekin.ds106.us/2017/08/25/week-one-bootcamp/

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Super ds106 – a trailer

I made a logo, so I figured I’d make a trailer of sorts. I had seen the Dr. Bees video (YT) recently. It uses the “It’s a bird! It’s a plane!” tagline from various Superman shows, and since my logo … Continue reading

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Season of ds106

I was never much of a Donovan fan, but I like Alice Donut’s version of Sunshine Superman and Goodfellas’ version of Atlantis. Now we can add Cogdog’s Season of DS106 to the list. The secret great thing about it is that … Continue reading

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