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Jim talks about preparing students for a connected future, and everything else

Five years later, I was finally able to attend one of Jim’s talks in-person when he spoke about ‘preparing students for a connected future’ at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. Arrived at @Deakin for @jimgroom ‘Preparing students for a connected future’ talk. ????? pic.twitter.com/Zj82BHViq3 — Rowan Peter (@rowan_peter) July 24, 2017 The connected future could […]

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Talky Tina’s swipe card has arrived

Talky Tina’s swipe card has arrived, a photo by Rowan Peter on Flickr. Just arrived at work to find that HR had delivered Talky Tina’s swipe access by internal mail. That’s great news. That means Talky Tina is now officially employed as the health and safety officer at the DS106 Workplace and has open-access to […]

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The other story at Skidmore

Stories can be found in the most unexpected places, even in the chat window of a live video stream. This Storify aggregates my experience of watching Alan Levine’s Making/Telling stories that matter keynote at Skidmore College via the Skidmore College Livestream. [View the story “The other story at Skidmore” on Storify]

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Message for Mr Todd Conaway

Just arrived on site to find other DS106 colleagues hard at work. The construction of the new office building is almost complete and only requires a final inspection from Mr Todd Conaway to be signed-off. Hopefully Mr Conaway can make it down to the site sometime this week.

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Message for Mariana Funes

I was late for my project meeting with Mariana Funes at the DS106 Open online participant office (OOPO), so I recorded this message to let her know that I’m going to arrive at the office later than I had planned. Sorry Mariana, I’ll speak to you soon.

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Going to work with DS106

I just got to work and I realised today is the first week of Storytelling goes to work for the Spring 2014 iteration of DS106. Not wanting to miss out, I called CogDog from my desk to register my interest. Unfortunately, my call went to voicemail. I hope he gets my message!

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Fridge magnets out in the open

Fridge magnets, a photo by Rowan Peter on Flickr. “What we plan for the use of something is not necessarily how people will use it and we don’t necessarily dictate how they use it. We open it up and we hope for the best and a lot of the times we are surprised.” It’s still […]

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GIF your sassy animal – Parker the cat (Formerly known as Jones)

GIF your sassy animal – Parker the cat (Formerly known as Jones), a photo by Rowan Peter on Flickr. I don’t have a cat, but if I did I would call it Parker. Just like the cat that used to live next door. assignments.ds106.us/assignments/gif-your-sassy-animal/

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The August Animated GIF Challenge: Challenge 4 – Where Did the Soda Go?

The August Animated GIF Challenge: Challenge 4 – Where Did the Soda Go?, a photo by Rowan Peter on Flickr. Just like regular repetitive chicken. Where Did the Soda Go? for Challenge 4 of The August Animated GIF Challenge.

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The August Animated GIF Challenge: Challenge 2 – Dancing Jim All Over the World

The August Animated GIF Challenge: Challenge 2 – Dancing Jim All Over the World, a photo by Rowan Peter on Flickr. Dancing Jim All Over The World for Challenge 2 of The August Animated GIF Challenge.

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The August Animated GIF Challenge: Day 2 – Hurry up and wait

The August Animated GIF Challenge: Day 2 – Hurry up and wait, a photo by Rowan Peter on Flickr. The frame rate of the animated GIF does accurately represent the time required to empty the trash. It takes much longer. Hurry up and wait GIF for Day 2 of The August Animated GIf Challenge.

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The August Animated GIF Challenge: Day 1 – How do you say thank you?

The August Animated GIF Challenge: Day 1 – How do you say thank you?, a photo by Rowan Peter on Flickr. In this scene from The Golden Child, Chandler Jarrell played by Eddie Murphy learns how to say thank you in Cantonese 多謝 (Dwo ze). The use of Cantonese (Should be speaking Mandarin anway?) could […]

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Bobbin’ and weavin’ (and let the good get even)

Bobbin’ and weavin’ (and let the good get even), originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. Bob takes cover behind a car in a Heat themed Gun Crazy GIF celebrating DS106 GIFfest. There’s a lot of crazy gun action in Heat that I’m sure can be sampled for an animated gif. This animated gif sampled a shot […]

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Automated holster action from Robocop

Automated holster action from Robocop, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. Automated holster action from Robocop for a Gun Crazy GIF celebrating DS106 GIFfest. Robo’s gun spinning and holstering sequence is reminiscent of a Sheriff in a Western. A lone (rebuilt) lawman responsible for cleaning up the town.

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Moo Moo Says The Boid GIF

Moo Moo Says The Boid GIF, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. A dancing bird inspired Moo Moo Says The GIF for DS106 GIFfest. If only I read the assignment brief correctly. Animation is restricted to COWS ONLY. Other animals are not included in the assignment brief. Maybe, just maybe these boids could be considered an […]

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You’ve made my GIFlist

You’ve made my GIFlist, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. A shopping themed You’ve made my GIFlist for DS106 GIFfest. When I get mad And I get pissed I grab my pen And I write out a list Of all the shopping That won’t be missed You’ve made my GIFlist

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Lt. Vincent Hanna demonstrates how to feel the music

Lt. Vincent Hanna demonstrates how to feel the music, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. A Heat themed The Music Of GIFs for DS106 GIFfest.

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Kaneda gets Gun Crazy

Kaneda gets Gun Crazy, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. An Akira themed Gun Crazy GIF for DS106 GIFfest (Extended). Shotaro Kaneda gets Gun Crazy while battling Tetsuo Shima.

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Two guys and their Miniguns

Two guys and their Miniguns, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. A Minigun themed Gun Crazy GIF for DS106 GIFfest (Extended). With its rotating barrel, cascading cartridges and dramatic muzzle flash the Minigun seems to be the weapon of choice for movie characters who need to battle against great odds. Terminator 2: Judgement Day and The […]

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It’s a great day for sporting GIFs – Hockey

It’s a great day for sporting GIFs, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. A Flyers VS Blackhawks 2010 Stanley Cup playoff themed It’s A Great Day For Sporting GIFs for DS106 GIFfest.

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What counts is that the rhymes designed to fill your mind (Turn up the radio)

What counts is that the rhymes designed to fill your mind (Turn up the radio), originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. A Public Enemy themed Rock ‘N Roll ‘N GIF for DS106 GIFfest. Yes. Public Enemy are rock ‘n roll like The Clash!

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Fugazi forever rocking DS106 GIFfest

Fugazi forever rocking DS106 GIFfest, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. A Fugazi themed Rock ‘N Roll ‘N GIF for DS106 GIFfest.

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Slayer rocks DS106 GIFfest 2012

Slayer rocks DS106 GIFfest 2012, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. Which other band is more qualified to provide a soundtrack to truly rock DS106 GIFfest other than the mighty Slayer? Nobody rocks a Rock ‘N Roll ‘N GIF for DS106 GIFfest 2012 like Slayer! Nobody!

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ds106: Visual Assignment 24 – Troll quotes

Visual Assignment 24 – Troll quotes brief Find an image of a well known figure, add to it a famous quote by someone related in some way to the figure in the image and then attribute the quote to a third, related figure. From the official site: How It Works. Get a picture of someone […]

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LIVE with Celebrations (from Port Moody)

You never know what you’re going to hear when you tune in to DS106 Radio. You’ll always hear a great selection of tunes via /AUTODJ, but it gets a whole lot better when someone unexpectedly grabs the stream and goes /LIVE. It was a late Sunday afternoon and I was in my kitchen preparing our […]

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ds106: Visual Assignment 24 – Troll quotes

Visual Assignment 24 – Troll quotes brief Find an image of a well known figure, add to it a famous quote by someone related in some way to the figure in the image and then attribute the quote to a third, related figure. From the official site: How It Works. Get a picture of someone […]

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Practising out in the open can sometimes lead to a happy accident

Practising out in the open can sometimes lead to a happy accident, originally uploaded by Rowan Peter. 遺伝子組み換え食品との付き合いかた-GMOの普及と今後のありかたは? The way of dealing with Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) now and in the future. Written by Ichiro Motoki. Photograph of page 81 from 遺伝子組み換え食品との付き合いかた-GMOの普及と今後のありかたは by Rowan Peter. Used with kind permission from Kaoru Kobayashi and Ohmsha Publishing. […]

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The Daily Create (TDC) Archive: TDC 73, 75, 96, 98, 100, 101 and 102

This is my weekly archive of the work I’ve produced for The Daily Create (TDC). The Daily Create (TDC) 73 – Make a photo that emphasises yellow I went with the obvious banana. The Daily Create (TDC) 75 –Read a favourite quote, emulating the author’s voice. Tell us why the quote is meaningful This quote […]

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The Daily Create (TDC) Archive: TDC 62, 64, 66, 68, 69, 70 and 71

This is my weekly archive of the work I’ve produced for The Daily Create (TDC). The Daily Create (TDC) 62 – Take a picture from the inside of something looking out Looking through a glass. The Daily Create (TDC) 64 – Make a creative photo of some sort of boundary I was trying to emulate […]

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The Daily Create (TDC) Archive: TDC 29, 30, 47, 54, 55, 60 and 61

This is my weekly archive of the work I’ve produced for The Daily Create (TDC). The Daily Create (TDC) 29 – Something upside down that is never seen that way – Coffee cup I have a clean desk. The Daily Create (TDC) 30 – The place where you lose things in your house – Under […]