New Media Faculty Dev. Seminar – FA2010

"Awakening the Digital Imagination" – a Networked Seminar

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some Viola videos

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I am attaching the collection of Viola’s videos that I showed in class today, including a couple for which we didn’t have time.

More about McLuhan

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As I prepped for teaching a course on short stories this term, I struggled a great deal with where to begin. The longevity of a “short” story is well recorded, with myths and folk tales, as is its potential to become ephemera, with “You’ll never guess…

As I prepped for teaching a course on short stories this term, I struggled a great deal with where to begin. The longevity of a “short” story is well recorded, with myths and folk tales, as is its potential to become ephemera, with “You’ll never guess…

As I prepped for teaching a course on short stories this term, I struggled a great deal with where to begin. The longevity of a “short” story is well recorded, with myths and folk tales, as is its potential to become ephemera, with “You’ll never guess…

Condominiums in Data Space?

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This reading made me think about things in a different way. Bill Viola actually makes a lot of sense. I was intrigued by thinking about life as an “unbroken thread” and that we “have been living this same moment ever since we were conceived”, that it is only memory, and sleep that make us feel […]

Marshall McLuhan

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I enjoyed the clips shown in our group this week: Woody Allen and Marshall McLuhan in Annie Hall and the Mad Men clip spouting  “the medium is the message.” I did not realize Marshall McLuhan and his writings were such a large part of the cultural/social landscape back in the day.  As I told my group, […]

On Marshall McLuhan

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The film clip with Woody Allen and Marshall McLuhan that someone posted on the networked blog was both amusing and  applicable.  ”Why can’t life be like that?”  Well, if the medium is indeed the message, then I would think it often is.  After plowing through the pages in McLuhan’s two selections, however, I can easily […]

I love it that the test group for the interim Dynabook was composed of children. It is humbling to know that while I am today being wowed by the capabilities of Sketchup, a fourteen year old girl was programming just such a thing back in 1977! The section on music capture (OPUS) piqued my curiosity […]

Some Ideas About Tech…

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I’m going to take a break from discussing and interacting with the readings until later this week. Don’t worry, I have plenty of things to say about Nelson’s “Computer Lib/Dream Machines” and Kay/Goldberg’s “Personal Dynamic Media”, and in some ways, …