Tag Archives: this week in ds106

Life imitating AI imitating Art

A few weeks ago we watched the Black Mirror episode, “Be Right Back“, in which a widow has an AI chatbot of her deceased husband. Yesterday I heard that performance artist Laurie Anderson actually has one of these. I guess … Continue reading

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AI and Crazy Horse: Everybody Knows …

This week in ds106 we revisited our goals for the course. Everybody feels they are on track, and a few people added some revisions. I expected more changes and redirection due to the somewhat chaotic nature of how we do … Continue reading

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This is your brain on the radio

We had a bunch of interesting radio show ideas this past week, including: talk show news show day in a life work together to take over the city work together to defeat Dr. Oblivion AI pros & cons AI propaganda … Continue reading

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So, what did we learn?

In working through the Middlebury assignment and visual and design assignment from the Assignment Bank, a few lessons and a few questions become apparent. We found pros and cons to AI image generators. Can we call what AI produces design? … Continue reading

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Week 2: That’s a rap

I was curious to see how people would respond to The Techno-Optimist Manifesto. It seems most people didn’t hate it as much as I did. To each his own dystopia, as they say. Still, my hope is that we can … Continue reading

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Week 1 wrap-up: Salutations!

phb256a · Oblivion Encouragement1 We made it through the first week of ds106, with struggles and triumphs. I thought I might try to put together a few quick thoughts. I was happy with the variety of films people chose to … 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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