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Ceci n’est pas une donut

I signed up for a SUNY Learning Engineering Fellowship Program a while back, because it looked interesting and potentially useful, and I found the term intriguing. It’s a nine week summer program, when I also have to take three or … Continue reading

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Rustproofing

Yesterday’s Daily Create involved using one of the Photofunia effects to put text in rust. As usual, I did the most obvious thing and made a GIF from a verse of My My, Hey Hey. Maybe that’s only obvious to … Continue reading

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… we made them what they are.

Here’s a brief video I put together based on the week 15 prompts. It references the AI rap battle video from a few weeks back, Dr. Oblivion off his meds, and our visit from our friends at Aggressive Technologies. There’s … Continue reading

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Scenes from the whale rapture

The other week one AI said that the internet was like “diving into a vast digital ocean where you can swim with majestic whales of knowledge or get caught in the undertow of clickbait and cat memes” and I asked … Continue reading

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Mysteries abound. “Mwaa haa haa!”

I thought I’d bring together a few of the class projects. Some interesting things are going on. Mysteries abound. Dr. Oblivion has some competition: https://cat-on-a-moped.com/uncategorized/final-video/ This was unexpected. Is Aggressive Technologies behind this? Is it connected to their lawyer’s threats? … Continue reading

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“Happy surfing.”

For today’s Daily Create, we were to build on the classic “On the internet nobody knows you’re a dog” cartoon. I wondered how Dr. Oblivion would respond to the query: Then, in my infinite laziness curiosity, I asked the same … Continue reading

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“Turn around, bright eyes”

For yesterday’s Daily Create we were to make blackout poetry with content from a certain web site. I looked at it briefly and decided to use the Weird Old Book Finder instead, probably because I found the typography uninspiring. I … Continue reading

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Bleeping video

Ooops! Someone forgot to hit the Publish button. Jim and I have periodic conversations about what we’re doing and where we’re going in de106. I had this idea that the chief legal counsel from Aggressive Technologies would drop in and … Continue reading

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Aggressive Technologies loves ds106

After reflecting on our visit from Aggressive Technologies legal counsel, I had an inspiration for a new ds106radio commercial: I thought the tone of her spiel would pair well with our friend Bob, so I had him do the intro … Continue reading

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Livefutzing is something of a tradition here

We had our first night of ds106radio broadcasts last night, with a possible record crowd. At one point the ds106radio page said we had 23 listeners, although some may have been ghosts and doubles. They were treated to Isaiah Beacon’s … Continue reading

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