Above is my first Daily Create of the week: The Empathy Map. To have fun, I did it all in Noun Project icons, the credits are below.
Empire State Building designed by Stefan Spieler from the Noun Project
Immersive Experience designed by Luis Prado from the Noun Project
Art designed by Will Deskins from the Noun Project
Sound Wave designed by Aleksandr Novolokov from the Noun Project
Conversation designed by Ahmed Elzahra from the Noun Project
This ds106radio discussion took place on September 18th, 2014 with Imran, Paul, and myself.
This ds106radio discussion took place on September 18th, 2014 with Melinda Albrycht, Allison Thoet, Syd Bauman, LaKisha Mahone, Paul Bond, and myself.
This ds106radio discussion took place on September 17th, 2014 with Paul, Imran, Maggie, Brittany, and Stefanie and myself.
Joe Murphy on Twitter: "Is there enough creativity in making a pop culture D&D alignment chart for a #ds106 create? #wire106 version: http:/
Love this scene. Say it like peanut butter:
This is the interview Paul Bond and I had with sound editor Jen Ralston about her work on The Wire and more. She has a series of brilliant insights, and does a few close readings of scenes from season 1. It's an excellent resource for thinking more deeply about sound, which is appropriate given we will be introducing sound in #ds106 this week.
I was at Westmoreland State Park with my family today and I saw a pay phone by the visitors center and immediately thought of The Wire Everywhere assignment for ds106. It's interesting how the pay phone is becoming a vestigial technology in a society where a majority of folks carry one in their pocket (in addition to an extremely powerful computer).
I love the aesthetic of the pay phone, and it's a staple of The Wire season 1, so I figured I would capture just that. It's interesting how something as ubiquitous as this technology 25 years ago has vanished in the wake of the mobile revolution. The idea of vanishing technology like the pay phone is fascinating, and the idea that Grant Potter set it up so that you could broadcast to #ds106radio from a pay phone back in the day was one of the most interesting marriages of old and new technologies I've ever seen.
This is a GIF from episode 5,"The Pager," when D'Angelo starts an irreversible series of events.
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This is my attempt at the "Summarize A Wire Episode In GIFs." I chose to pull six (actually seven) animated GIFs from episode 5 of Season 1 of The Wire: "The Pager." It's one of my favorite episodes because the theme of being watched and a more generalized sense of paranoia creeps into the episode constantly.
This is one of the earlier, if not earliest, episode where we hear the refrain: "Omar's coming!" As we all know, "the cheese stands alone!" ---and he'll be coming for Avon soon.
Love you are using Knownfhub or posting to Twitter. You can also post to Fllckr and wire106 hub and twitter all at once with Known. Though you may have to add tags manually to Flickr.
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Here is a quick screencast showing you how to add text to GIFs in GIMP. And keep in mind, GIFs don't necessarily need text for the summary assignment.
First GIF of 6 for the 6 GIF Summary of a Wire episode. I chose Episode 5 "The Pager"
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This is an animated GIF from Season 1, Episode 9 of The Wire: "Game Day" care of the awesome Scenes from the Wire Tumblr.
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While walking around the new building I now work in at UMW---I realized I was seeing The Wire everywhere. Specifically, in the carpet.
The carpet is a constant reminder, at least for me, of the iconic image that is associated with the series on its main Wikipedia page.
So I took a picture of the rug and then add a quick title (still working in PowerPoint ;)) and took a screenshot.
You can see a comparison here.
I would give myself one of the two stars I attributed to "The Wire Everywhere" assignment I created for this semester's ds106 visual assignments. For it to be awesome, I would need to use Photoshop or GIMP to make the colors of the rug match those of the series icon. I'll revisit this, but for now consider it yet another star, and a new #wire106 assignment to boot :)