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The perils of adaptation

For our third and fourth nights of ds106radio live tweeting, we listened to the Lux Radio Theater adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious and a BBC adaptation of Ian Fleming’s You Only Live Twice. The former was from 1948 and the … Continue reading

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Time periods and talent pools

For our Wednesday evening live tweeting with ds106radio, we listened to the BBC 2018 radio production of Ian Fleming’s Moonraker. The modern production was a contrast to the previous night’s shows, produced 65 years earlier. The contrast was most apparent … Continue reading

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The world is enough for Doug

For our first night of ds106radio tweet-alongs, we listened to two episodes of Douglas of the World, “The Terrorist” and “The Murder Rap.” I had never heard either, and in fact never heard of the show until this past weekend, … Continue reading

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Doug Engelbeats

 The Engelbart Framework Annotation Project is worth paying attention to, and participating in, for those who can find the time. I’ve been struggling with it, as things I have to do crowd out the things I want to do. … Continue reading

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Creepy anime eye

This morning a saw a new creation from one of my favorite contemporary artists, Cris Shapan. This is in response to advertising for an upcoming film, Alita: Battle Angel, which dares to venture into an uncanny valley. What I really … Continue reading

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Top Secret!

Restricted information: Security clearance level 3 The data below was intercepted from ds106 communications: Further details on these individuals has been located. Familiarize yourselves with the information. This message will self-destruct in five seconds.

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Bagged and tagged

Commencing inspection of Training Officer (TO) BOND’s backpack This is based on the What’s in your bag? assignment, which has been a required character-visualization assignment in the past. I applied it to the backpack I use, filtered through the secret … Continue reading

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The man with the golden camera

I’ve been playing with James Bond titles in the weekly assignments, so I had the idea to rework a movie poster. I googled for examples and found a site with loads. There’s quite a variety there, so I also did … Continue reading

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Good guys and bad guys

I recently watched Philip Noyce’s 2010 Angelina Jolie vehicle Salt on Netflix. As I recall, it wasn’t well-received when it came out. Some people had issues with its implausibility, as if implausibility isn’t inherent in action-adventure films. In the movie, … Continue reading

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On the Daily Create

A few people have asked about the Daily Create, so I thought I’d write a post. The Daily Create is an ongoing part of ds106. It comes out every day of the year. The idea is that regular exercise of … Continue reading

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