Section 76!

univ200

Snoopy Hot Dog Toaster

Participatory Culture Real Life (Personal) Example   Today I was trying to get as much information as I could gather for my final project. I tried to organize my notes. I read a lot from different sources and I also watched videos. What helped me the most were the videos that I found on YouTube.… Read More

HJ // PC [DRAFT#1]

Such a lovely Friday doing nothing but homework, what a beautiful way of spending my break <3 I set the goal to finish most of my papers today. I can tell you that I set my expectations (quite) to high this time. But anyways, I felt like I really needed to share with you guys… Read More

“Just like any real conversation”

INT.  BLOG POST- NEW POST- NIGHT. *Off-screen sound* (V.O.) A guy enters a room, it looks like a party is going on and there are people around, chatting, he comes in and starts talking about the new technologies of cinema, he talks about the DCP. The people around listen and join the discussion. Some extracts… Read More

Nugget #2

I will use Ted Nelson’s phrase as my biggest inspiration: “Technology is an expression of man’s dreams. If man did not indulge his fantasies, his thoughts alone would inhibit the development of technology itself” – Ted Nelson It goes well with what I chose to talk about in this second nugget. I’ve been reading and… Read More

Nugget with extra nuggets.

  I could find just so many interesting nuggets to work with in this reading. It has been the most appealing, interesting, creative and motivating for me to read so far. I felt almost a “connection” with some of the statements I read. (Wait… That’s such an interesting thing to say… how is that possible… Read More

CL/DM nugget

I could find just so many interesting nuggets to work with in this reading. It has been the most appealing, interesting, creative and motivating for me to read so far. I felt almost a “connection” with some of the statements I read. (Such an interesting thing to say… how is that possible anyways?) As I… Read More

FROM FILM TO DIGITAL

  For more than a century the world of cinema was reigned by celluloid, the medium in which movies were shot, edited, and distributed to theaters all over the world. Film is, as the word itself states, the filmmakers’ tradition and institution. However, in the recent decade there has been a huge jump into digital… Read More

Different (concept) experiences.

I read the blog posts of my classmates for the latest concept experience. Dr. C was right when he said that it could be fun. Just because of the sentences taken out of their original text and being put together to create a new blog post. Maybe some of us struggle trying to made sense… Read More

*Insert boring title here*

When I started to do this assignment I got bored and I navigate different web sites forgetting about my initial  inquiry question “Why does the sun always rise in the east?” I started looking to different things unrelated to this homework, but then I noticed that I was genuinely bored. So I decided to do my investigation about boredom. I… Read More

IHOPE

“The hope is that, in not too many years, human brains and computing machines will be coupled together very tightly, and that the resulting partnership will think as no human brain has ever thought and process data in a way not approached by the information-handling machines we know today” (Licklider, 1960) After reading this article by J.… Read More

Stop Monsanto!

Today I found myself signing a petition to stop one of the worst and most greedy corporations of the whole world, Monsanto. In case you don’t know what kind of harm they cause to society’s health, please do some research. It is basically to stop them from using a hazardous ingredient they sell called “Roundup” that is… Read More

Concept Experience

Associative trails: Well, I started off searching for texts in French to read out loud. Just because I wanted some practice. I thought that the easiest thing was to go along with what google search bar suggested. I looked at some of this poems and I got curious to translate certain sentences to different languages… Read More

“As We May Think” nugget

“The world has arrived at an age of cheap complex devices of great reliability; and something is bound to come of it.” as found in the article As We May Think by Vannevar Bush.   I find this phrase utterly interesting because I feel that it describes perfectly what the era we live in is about. Our… Read More