ds106: Visual Assignment 35 – Apartment building 106

Visual assignment 35 brief Let’s celebrate our 106ness- create a graphic, find a a photo, manipulate an exiting image to somehow represent the number 106. It could be literal (like a sign that has 106 on it, example below), to say, something using CVI (roman digits), maybe something with 106 items in it…. Apartment building 106 in Haeundae, Busan, Sth Korea, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter.

ds106: ds106 field report – The sound of Korean cicadas

This is the sound of a late Korean Summer. The sound cicadas or 매 미 (meh-mee) fill the air with their wall of sound. 매 미 sound different to Australian cicadas, which I guess is no suprise. Their sound seems to come in waves, unlike their Australian counterparts who have more of a constant drone.

The EpCoP Case: Week 4 in review

A Storify review of Week 4 of the EpCop Case written by Detective Ryan Peterovski. “ The #EpCoP agents have yet to discover the clue from RPL! http://t.co/p5JSXwt DetRyanPeterovs August 22, 2011 “ Uh oh. The location of a clue from RPL has been anonymously trolled on Canvas http://t.co/CRfTj0d A subtle, yet sophisticated troll. 🙂 DetRyanPeterovs August 23, 2011 “ The clue from RPL remains undiscovered. I still have a feeling that the #EpCop Case will lead me to another country… DetRyanPeterovs August 24, 2011 I received a tip from…

Pixel art lawn mowing previsualisation: paper or pixel

It’s still winter here in Melbourne, Australia. That means the wet weather can make it pretty difficult for me to get out and mow some backyard lawn art on the weekend. With that in mind, I’ve been using Google SketchUp 8 to previsualise new lawn art designs for my backyard lawn. This lawn art design is based on Jason (@draggin) Toal’s ds106 skull pixel-art. I used the Geo-location > Add location feature to import the satellite image of my backyard into Google SketchUp 8. I then used the Rectangle and…

Detective Peterovski departs for Busan, South Korea

So, it’s settled. The recently discovered clue from Richard Paddy Lawrence (RPL) has forced Detective Peterovski to make a choice. If he’s happy to retire after 30 years of service without solving his last case, he can stay at home. If he wants to catch his arch enemy RPL, he must leave his hometown for the distant shores of Busan, South Korea. Here, Detective Peterovski gives his last report from the EpCoP Case headquarters before he boards his flight. Good luck detective, we hope you catch your man. Follow Detective…

The clue has been decrypted – A message from RPL to Detective Peterovski

The clue that was stashed around suburban Melbourne by Detective Peterovski’s arch-enemy Richard Paddy Lawrence (RPL)  has finally been decrypted by the team at the EPCop Agency. The team has processed the data and it turns out that it’s a personal message from RPL to Detective Peterovski. A message that tuants Detective Peterovski. A message that challenges Detective Peterovski to track down down RPL at all costs. A challenge that may force Detective Peterovski to take the EpCoP Case to the other side of the world. Is Detective Peterovski prepared…

The EpCoP Case: Week 3 in review

A Storify review of Week 3 of the EpCop Case written by Detective Ryan Peterovski. “ Something tells me I should be looking for evidence beyond these shores DetRyanPeterovs August 19, 2011 “ This week I explored how Netvibes could be used for the #EpCoP Case http://t.co/F3djnh6 DetRyanPeterovs August 20, 2011 “ It’s been 3 weeks & finally there’s a breakthru in the #EpCop Case! A clue about the locale of RPL has been found! http://t.co/ev7m15z DetRyanPeterovs August 21, 2011 “ This location is outside my jurisdiction http://t.co/ev7m15z I might…

EpCoP agents have yet to discover the clue from RPL!

It’s been fours days since Detective Ryan Peterovski’s arch enemy Richard Paddy Lawrence (RPL) left a mysterious clue for the EpCoP Case agents at a location in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. As you can see from the video footage shot by Detective Peterovski earlier this morning, RPL’s clue is yet to be discovered. EpCop Agents…you know what to do! Check out the Location of a clue from RPL map and go get the clue!

The EpCoP Case: Behind the scenes – A look at the materials, location and maps used to plan and hide the location of a clue from RPL

For the third week of the EpCop Case I decided to move away from using virtual clues and evidence attached to the EpCop Case Evidence Map that I’d been using previously. Instead, I decided to hide a USB stick (containing another clue to the whereabouts of Richard Paddy Lawrence (RPL)) at a real location in Melbourne, Australia. The Location of a clue from RPL was introduced into the EpCop Case narrative by the RPL character. The mystery clue was ‘encrypted’ as a QR code that was concealed inside an envelope…

The EpCop Case: Week 2 in review

A Storify review of Week 2 of the EpCop Case written by Detective Ryan Peterovski. “ So I set a plan of action for week 2 of the #EpCop Case! http://wp.me/p1fqr9-oI Still no sign of arch-nemesis RPL! DetRyanPeterovs August 8, 2011 Detective Peterovski sets a plan of action for the second week of the EpCop Case It’s a wet miserable Monday night in downtown Melbourne, Australia. Detective Ryan Peterovski can’t sleep, so he pounds the pavement and sets plan of action for the second week of the EpCop Case. “ Actually…

Detective Peterovski’s dream

The team in the lab finally managed to extract and decrypt the contents of the media device that was recently discovered by Detective Peterovski. The contents of the media device took Peterovski and all of the other EpCoP agents by suprise! Just what does Peterovski’s dream mean? How was this nightmarish vision recorded on the media device and how does it relate to the EpCop Case? Is this the work of Detective Peterovski’s arch enemy Richard Paddy Lawrence (RPL)?

The EpCop Case: Week 1 in review

A Storify review of Week 1 of the EpCop Case written by Detective Ryan Peterovski. “ The #epcop MOOC begins. Only 7 weeks until I retire! Still no closer to catching criminal mastermind Richard Paddy Lawrence (RPL) DetRyanPeterovs July 31, 2011 Detective Ryan Peterovski introduces the EpCop Case Hardboiled lawman, Detective Ryan Peterovski introduces himself and talks a little about his career, his impending retirement from the force and his motivations for undertaking the EpCop Case. “ On the drive home from the office I got the chance to reflect on…

Detective Peterovski discovers his first piece of evidence

While  conducting his investigation throughout Melbourne’s central business district, Detective Ryan Peterovski discovers his first piece of evidence. Could this discovery put him one step closer to catching his arch enemy Richard Paddy Lawrence (RPL) and closing the EpCop Case? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnbUZVLeS4w&rel=0] Hopefully, this discovery will be the first of many throughout the duration of the EpCop Case. As a way to easily record the type and location of each piece of evidence, Detective Peterovski has created a EpCop Case Evidence Location Map. The map is open and any EpCop MOOC…

Detective Peterovski gives a brief update on the EpCop Case

In this update, Detective Ryan Peterovski talks about the status of the EpCoP Case, welcomes his old friend Captain Janette Poirot and asks the EpCop community for help! Have you seen something that might help Detective Ryan Peterovski solve the case? If you think you have, please contact him via Twitter or the Reply feature on this page. If you’re taking part in the EpCop MOOC you can contact the detective via the EpCop Ning! Thank you.

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