Monthly Archives: May 30, 2011

eT@lking: A google gathering

Just finished the eT@lking: A Google gathering session. The session was well attended, with many examples of how Google Apps can be used in a creative educational context. Some of the Google apps mentioned by presenters were: Google Maps Street view story – Tell a story about a location or what happened at a location. […]

A public conversation with myself about learning

A public conversation with myself about learning is a collection and reflection on some of @todd_conaway’s tweets from #silt2011. One of the most interesting things for me is the familiarity of themes expressed in his tweets. Learning objectives with real-world application of skills, learning outcomes and competency based completion are all staple objectives in the […]

The Shaker box

This was the first Shaker Box that I built. I repurposed a slightly worn contact mic I had prepared earlier. My reuse of the old contact mic may explain a few things about the shaker box’s performance. These photos first appeared on my Greetings from…Flickr stream.

True (Heart) Bypass

This is my first attempt at building a simple True Bypass pedal. A True Bypass pedal can be used to bypass the audio signal of another pedal (eg an effect like distortion, delay, reverb etc) when it’s not in use. My pedal is based on the True Bypass layout designed by Beavis Audio Research. These […]

ds106: Buddy photo

Visual assignment 48 brief Find a little figurine or a stuffed animal that you can carry around with you. Use that ‘buddy’ and take photos to document where you have gone together. ie: going out to lunch, going to the movies, etc. My Michelin Man I carried my Michelin Man buddy with me for a […]

ds106: Stop frame photography

Visual assignment 108 brief Take several pictures of one object movie. When the pictures are place together is will show the movement of the object. My ds106 lawn (de-ds106’d) It’s now autumn here in Melbourne, Australia. That means, the weather is wet, miserable and terrible for mowing. My ds106 lawn has become unkempt. Time for […]

‘A Friday night food story’ on Storify

A Friday night food story is about a couple preparing dinner on a Friday night. Asynchronous food events are interspersed to create a feeling of a ‘world going about it’s business’ without the characters awareness and consideration. My Friday night food story was inspired by the dischordant (in a good way) asynchronous learning experience of […]