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Radio Ad, Finally

Radio Ad Final by dwhitake
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There’s no wealth like (digital) knowledge

It was last spring, while talking to a friend, that I first heard of the Digital Storytelling class at UMW. He recommended it heavily, stressing how much fun he was having. That was all good, but really I just wanted … Continue reading Continue reading

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Andes

I had some trouble with the video project. I had a lot of ideas that I wanted to do but wasn’t really able to because of the technical limitations of my computer. Mostly it was that my computer couldn’t render … Continue reading Continue reading

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Where is this Godless America?

I found this episode of TAL to be pretty interesting, which is a nice change after the last one we listened to. Overall I thought it was  engaging, though there were a few parts that I found frustrating. It is … Continue reading Continue reading

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Videotronic

For my video project I’ve decided to take footage from a movie and combine it with a song to make a music video. I’m still brainstorming what movie and song I will use. Also, I’ve been thinking I might try … Continue reading Continue reading

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Honest WSJ

For my web story I edited the home page of the Wall Street Journal. My intention was to poke fun at the WSJ and the kind of people reading it as well as address something of the underlying ideology of … Continue reading Continue reading

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Switched at Birth: interesting but not that interesting

The premise of TAL episode #360 is at first glance a very tantalizing subject but in actuality was kind of stale. I’m not sure if this is more to do with the show’s idea or if it is related to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Sounds Like Summer

For my segment I did the assignment Context. What I did was locate sounds from the movie Jaws, abstract them, manipulate them, and then construct them into a song. To do this I used GarageBand, which comes free with Macs. … Continue reading Continue reading

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DS106 Radio

For my segment of the class’s radio program I’m going to attempt to do Context. In that assignment you “take the audio from one movie, the ambient sounds, a few words, etc.” and “remix it into something entirely new.” I’m … Continue reading Continue reading

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Forest Crawler

I made this in Audacity using sound clips from here. This is my first time using Audacity, but I didn’t have too much trouble with it. The story is about a forest crawler.
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