Actually, it’s not really tape, it’s all digital these days.
So now it’s time to start putting all the different digital media we’ve been exploring this semester—photography, design, and audio—into motion. Video is a magical medium in that it combines so … Continue reading →
One of the nicest surprises of ds106 this Fall has been the Daily Creates. I am consistently blown away by the awesome work people are doing for these creative exercises. The community owes a huge amount of thanks to the … Continue reading →
This video is a supercut of all the mentions of “the game” from season 1 of The Wire. It’s pretty amazing what John Johnston is doing with the software he found that automatically creates supercuts from video files based on … Continue reading →
I was inspired by so many of the student radio programs, they were amazing. But that’s fodder for a whole ‘nother series of posts. For now I want to focus on one commercial from the brilliantly conceived and executed WireBuyers … Continue reading →
Yet another inspired work from ds106 this week, this one from Mariana Funes. What I like about this work is that it was itself inspired by Kris Hooks’s suggestion that I looked like I was doing the Vulcan Mindmeld in … Continue reading →
This marks the 32nd episode we’ve watched and discussed so far this semester. We’re not playing games here.
In this Wire 106 video discussion, Paul Bond and I looked at season 3, episode 7 of the The Wire: “Back Burners.” There are … Continue reading →
I love what Ien harris did with the create a cartridge cover for an Atari 2600 game assignment. How can I refuse an 8-bit game based on The Wire? Makes me want to learn how to code these old school games so I can program one for each of …
Of all the amazing moments in The Wire, possibly my all time favorite is Bunny Colvin’s a paper bag speech which sets the stage for legalizing drugs in Hamsterdam during season 3. So when Paul Bond took this monologue and … Continue reading →
In this installment of the ongoing video discussions, Paul and I were joined by Syd Bauman and Travis Peed for a really stimulating and far-ranging conversation on season 3, episode 6 of the The Wire: “Homecoming.” Travis and Syd came with their A-Game, and … Continue reading →