Digital Identity

At the beginning of the semester, I wasn’t a very active participant online. I mainly stuck to Facebook – posting pictures, the occasional status update, and commenting on friends’ posts. I would also reblog and like posts on my tumblr blog, the name of which has since changed. While I had other online spaces, I…

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Interactive Fiction

For this module, I chose to do do interactive fiction. Once again, I chose to use Twine to tell my story, like I did for the the gaming module. However, as I had used Twine before, I decided to look into story organization and adding media to my story. Instead of writing a story, I…

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Are phones evil? If yes, what should we do?

Yesterday in class, I and my fellow classmates participated in a semi-formal debate about the ethics of purchasing phones and other cheap technology when their cheapness is enabled by exploitation of slave labor. The resolution we were arguing was something to this liking, “We should stop buying phones and other electronics that are made  by slaves.”…

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Module 2: GIFs (Part 3/3)

Hey again. So, I have officially completed the research and create portions of this module. I made two GIF sets; one was from a promo video for Tangled, while the other was created using time lapse videos from YouTube (I had originally wanted to use my own videos, but weather and timing did not allow…

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Module 2 : GIFs

Hello all! As part of my Intro to Digital Studies course, I have decided to learn more about making GIFs. Last semester I learned how to make GIFs in photoshop from a series of photographs. I got my friend Meggie to model for me, and I love how the GIFs turned out. Here’s a clip: This time,…

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