March 2019

Fandom Week 8: Make Some Money with Fandom Assignment

Right before this week’s assignment was announced, Madison mentioned that she had bought some cool walnut sticker paper that she wanted to make something out of, so at the end of the class we turned to each other and said LET’S USE IT FOR THIS! We used the $20 to reimburse Madison for the supplies Continue reading Fandom Week 8: Make Some Money with Fandom Assignment

Nature of Code: Simulation Project

Nature of Code: Simulation Project

Don’t ask me why, but for this week’s assignment, I decided to simulate moths flying around a light (and occasionally dying) I’ve always been a little fascinated by the fact that when you successfully swat a moth it seems to just disintegrate. And even though that same effect doesn’t ACTUALLY happen when they hit a hot light, Continue reading Nature of Code: Simulation Project

Fandom Week 6 Reading Response

This week’s reading primarily used skateboarding culture to illustrate the way in which we use something like a subculture’s iconography and group identity to help us address the tension between wanting to see ourselves as individuals and wanting to feel like we are a part of something larger. The timing of this assignment felt almost Continue reading Fandom Week 6 Reading Response

Light + Interactivity Week 5: 24 Hour Time Lapse (sort of)

It’s the return of the camera-fail! I thought I had found a way to circumvent some of last week’s issues with the Nikon 750. I chose a view out of my window with a street light, this way even when darkness fell, there would be a light source for the camera to use, so that Continue reading Light + Interactivity Week 5: 24 Hour Time Lapse (sort of)

Light + Interactivity Week 4: 4 Hour Time Lapse Video

For this week’s four hour time lapse, we were asked to capture four hours in an interior space that’s part of our every day routines, so I picked a window near my desk and hoped to get some interesting shadows. First, I tried a window from 10AM-2AM: There wasn’t much variation, and I figured it’s Continue reading Light + Interactivity Week 4: 4 Hour Time Lapse Video