Monthly Archives: January 2012

Web Assignment: Revamp Your WordPress Site

I decided to choose this as my first assignment because I was going to do it anyway, so two birds with one stone, etc… It took me a while to find a theme that I liked.  I still don’t have … Continue reading

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Stream of consciousness unleashed: My thoughts about the Bag of Gold and Personal Cyber Infrastructure

Image credit   I have not had much sleep this week, and I cannot begin to organize my thoughts in a coherent way.  So I decided to just unleash them and see where they go: Gardner Campbell’s essay, video, and … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Finding your Google Analytics tracking code again

Here’s my first tutorial.  It almost seems like a no-brainer, but it certainly took a little bit of searching for me to figure it out, so here it goes! Someone may actually find it useful… It all started after I … Continue reading

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TDC 20

Assignment:  Take a photo where movement of the camera creates an interesting blur effect.   To be honest, I had taken this set of photos previously while driving home one night, but I thought it was okay for me to … Continue reading

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Progress Report: Week 2

The second week came and went so quickly that I’m still trying to catch my breath.  My other classes are definitely suffering as I had anticipated.  Sleep deprivation is also wreaking havoc on my brain functions as recent research on … Continue reading

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TDC 19

Assignment:  Record a video of yourself telling a joke. Don’t read it – tell it. There it is! That is the first video of myself that I’ve posted online.  I recruited the help of my son so I could talk … Continue reading

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TDC 18

Assignment:  Record a short video that shows an object in motion. This was my first idea.  Then I thought it was too lame/corny, and I came up with what I thought was a better idea, which was something completely different.  … Continue reading

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The curse

Here I am again.  I have to leave for school in 40 minutes. I decided to write a post in lieu of washing my hair today.  THIS. my friends… is the curse of DS106.  I wish I was a little … Continue reading

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TDC15

Today’s TDC Assignment:  Make a recording of the most lively laugh you made someone do. This the first time I’ve used Soundcloud.  I know my product is pretty lame, but I wanted to see if I could figure out how … Continue reading

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First Week of DS 106 – done.

Wow.  I jumped in, and the water IS fine.  And just the right depth too – deep enough to keep my arms flailing for balance, but shallow enough to keep my nose above water if I remember to stand on … Continue reading

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TDC13

TDC Assignment:  Compose a photograh that includes a “finished product” and at least one of its “raw materials.” This is only my first week of DS106, and already, I’m hooked.  I love the constant challenge of creating something and solving … Continue reading

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TDC12

Assignment:  Create a 30-second “breaking news” update about something that happened to you today. My very first Daily Create!!!!  Yay!  This is actually supposed to be a “breaking news” video, but oh well…  I did my best.  It’s also my … Continue reading

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Impostor Syndrome

This page I found online defines Impostor Syndrome as: a collection of feelings of inadequacy that persist even in face of information that indicates that the opposite is true. It’s a common psychological term which I am intimately familiar with. This is … Continue reading

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