Whilst listening to the change11 mooc broadcast on dltv today I was also making some art dammit for ds106. I was listening to Stephen Downes talking about the fact that when conversations happen between people who are 'well' connected -others are left out. I thought it was very interesting that Stephen seemed to feel disconnected [...]
It's been a challenging few weeks for us as a family thinking about the future and what it may bring, in many ways, so I have found refuge in working with my photos (always theraputic for me). The other day I published some photographs I made as part of ds106 visualassignment13 which were the result [...]
This is a follow-on post to the one I did for DS106 on averaging of photos which was for visual assignment 13. That post included a tutorial on how to use picassa to average out 50 photos taken from a flickr search. In that post I illustrated how to use an averaged image to enhance [...]
My partner Tim has been involved with the ds106 course (most notably as the pirate in our radio show), but does not blog regularly. We've all gone a bit animated gif mad here and have several in production... I am very very jealous of these animated gifs that he did which I think perfectly capture [...]
One of the ds106 assignments is to produce an image by averaging photos in flickr according to a concept. Timmmmyboy has produced a great tutorial which uses photoshop. I have made some of these several years ago (2006) - the first one by accident when I was using picasa. I had accidentally selected 40 inmages [...]
My son (14) is particpating in the ds106 course alongside me as part of his home learning activities. he is currently not into having a blog, or ressurecting his old one so for now I will post any contributions that he wants to share with everyone. He was, at first, resistant to doing an animated [...]
First try at an animated gif with the fabulous Gloria Swanson with leopardskin bandana as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard (one of my favourite movies). For the summer of oblivion - digital storytelling course.... These animated gifs can be very hypnotic...