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11 year old tutorial FTW!

I have a few collections of PDF files that need to be put on microfilm for long-term preservation. For the microfilm to be useable, the documents would need to be in chronological order. That’s a bit of a problem because … Continue reading

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VideoGrapsing

I went looking for stills from Bava’s Kill Baby Kill as part of a different mission and came across a full cut on Youtube with English subtitles. This looks like a job for videogrep! Eventually I got something out of … Continue reading

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Videogriping

Back in the day, friend of ds106 John Johnston made some awesome supercuts using Videogrep: I always wanted to try it, but I could never get it to work. I have a hard time finding appropriate directions for doing any … Continue reading

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11-7@7-11

The oddest thing I found in a 7-11 store was a job. I worked the 11-7 shift in the summer when I was in college. What was odd, to me, was the way I got the job. A friend came … Continue reading

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“You tried to walk on the trail we were carving”

I managed to do a couple of shows on ds106 radio over the holiday weekend. Even more surprising was that they had semi-coherent themes, as opposed to my usual random shuffling. Alan had an impressive rant on Edtech Who the … Continue reading

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brought to you by the Groom of the Stool

Today’s Daily Create asks us to make an antipodal tale – a story about side of the world. The opposite end of the planet from me is more or less Augusta, Western Australia. Its namesake is Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke … Continue reading

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Works in progress

I’ve been working on one or two new paintings this week – as in, it may or may not be a diptych. I’ve also been photographing them as they evolve, which gives me the opportunity to play with GIMP and … Continue reading

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Take that, Travolta

I had fun playing with Michael Branson Smith’s latest invention. I’m sure there are serious ways to use it, but I’ll leave that to serious people. I looked up Jason vs. Freddy instead: but none of those are the real … Continue reading

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GIFvasion of the Body Snatchers

The 33 1/3 book on Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables referenced a Rebecca Solnit essay, Rattlesnake in Mailbox: Cults, Creeps, California in the 1970s, which declared Invasion of the Body Snatchers to be “1978’s definitive film.” This meant I needed … Continue reading

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Info Lit 106

Last week I saw a call for chapter proposals for a book in the Innovations in Information Literacy series on digital storytelling. I’ve been interested in the outside-the-box connections among information literacy and digital storytelling since I first became involved … Continue reading

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