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Tagging UMW

Today’s Daily Create was Creative Graffiti. I tried a graffiti assignment a long time ago, so I liked the idea. I don’t have any recent pictures of graffiti, but I did photo some street art a while back. I could … Continue reading

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Monkey Shines

One site/feed/whatever I like following is Behind the Grooves. Occasionally it brings up things I didn’t know about, more often things I forgot about. So today is the birthday of Peter Gabriel’s Security album: https://behindthegrooves.tumblr.com/post/187582817474/on-this-day-in-music-history-september-8-1982 I don’t even know if … Continue reading

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“ds106 is pure joy”

Here we have another discussion with ds106 godfather Jim Groom. I should do some editing, but I think it’s better to just get it out there without the delay. We talked about public access TV in the 80s as a … Continue reading

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The Hits Keep Coming…

One of our ds106 crew had the brilliant idea to put an 80s twist on the Name That Single assignment, so I thought I’d give it a shot. I wonder if we can make a trend out of this. I … Continue reading

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“…the Smurf, the Popeye, and the Jerry Lewis”

It is fascinating to read what everyone has to say about the 80s theme. (See why you were asked to tag your posts?) I see a lot of enthusiasm for it, which is something of a relief. It seems like … Continue reading

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Scheming on a theme

Jim Groom, a guru of both ds106 and the 80s, took some time to talk about the course with me. I have an edited version above, and the full discussion is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQ53L-lecUU I’m hoping it gives some ideas on … Continue reading

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“Don’t know much about history…”

When we started talking about the idea of using an 80s theme, I thought about how it might seem like an alien and ancient land, and wondered about artifacts. What might be strange yet familiar? What might be inexplicable? What … Continue reading

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Mixed Up Mountain Jam

We had a Daily Create today for Mountain Day. The command for the Create is simply “Celebrate Mountain Day,” with no indication or suggestion as to how. I had seen Ted Gould’s tutorial (YT) on the bass line for Prince’s … Continue reading

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Important ds106 update!

One of our tasks this week is to brainstorm ideas for what could be our final mission. We have a few early thoughts from our ace operatives: Root out the mole(s). We know the Directorate has tried to woo some … Continue reading

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Agents on air, part 1

We’ve had two nights of ds106 radio broadcasts so far this week. Monday’s shows were Rogue Agents, a fun quiz type show, and Girl Power, an interesting discussion of women in the secret agent business. There is more to say about … Continue reading

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