I had been playing around with the idea of using a combination of Google Street View and sound effects from the Freesound.org project for awhile now. Today’s news that Google now has Street View inside of famous landmarks is all the prodding I needed to start playing. My recommendation is to wear headphones and watch - Read More -
It shouldn’t be this way. The ability to receive an excellent education shouldn’t require us all to stand on the side of the road and lay our hats down to catch the loose change from those that pass by. I’ve written before about my struggle to come to terms with advancing my education and the cost (both monetary and mental) of doing so. But this isn’t about me. This is a call to arms for someone I know very little of, and already admire a hell of a lot.
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My wife always laughs at me when My Girl comes on TV. Yes, I am a man, and yes I cry at this sappy movie. I can’t help it. To me there is something powerful about the way they frame a story of a girl that can’t understand death until her best friend dies. Anyway, - Read More -
The combination of a few late nights with the wife and kid out of town and our newly installed high-speed internet connection have meant the ability for me to do more interaction with ds106 by way of broadcasting on the radio waves. I never would have expected such an ancient technology like radio to have - Read More -
Martha Burtis posts an excellent assignment involving the use of a Firefox extension called Firebug to edit the contents of a website to create an interesting story. This is just genius, so much easier than photoshopping a site. I wanted to do something meaningful with it, mostly because the temptation is there to do something - Read More -
Part of my role with the Board of Directors for VSTE is working with Laura Briggs on the Membership Committee to help drive publicity and membership. I end up getting to play with a lot of fun things and use social networks to help promote events and things we have going on. I’m also involved - Read More -