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ds106: Playing with Sound

The assignment: I will warn you right now: As a free agent, I may or may not follow the assignments in prisoner106 to the letter. You cannot fold, spindle, or mutilate me! Do not bend or stamp! I am a … Continue reading

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ds106: What have you done for me philately?

Okay, I am in The Village in the post office as the philatelist and I decided to take a closer look at how stamps are created. I was blown away by Zazzle and other programs where you can upload images … Continue reading

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Prisoner106: The First Week

This week we are focusing on three episodes: “The Arrival,” “Free for All,” and “Dance of the Dead.” I love the episode “The Arrival” – I think McGoohan’s performance is electric: he is manic, brutal, pacing back and forth in … Continue reading

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Summer with the Village People

I have decided to take a summer job in The Village as a resident Philatelest in the Post Office. I am not sure how long I will be here. I was told that it might be 8 weeks but that … Continue reading

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The Return of the BBS

I think there are some interesting parallels between what is happing with “Reclaim Hosting” and the BBSs of the late 80s. I have not been this excited about the possibilities of technology in the colleges since the BBS days. (BBS is … Continue reading

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The Prisoner – My Arrival

The Summer DS106 course theme is “The Prisoner.” There is a blog and a twitter feed on the “class.” I have a long relationship with The Prisoner. I watched the series on Public Television in the mid Seventies when I was … Continue reading

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