Reading Reaction

The Logic of Stupid Poor People Shooter Boys and At-Risk Girls

Week 4 Reading

So went a little backwards, since they were light reading, the Happy Feedback Machine is an amazing project and even I felt like a kid again looking at it! It’s a great design that is free to many interpretations and countless of reuse! And that of course, at least in my opinion, we as adults…

Response: Ira Glass on Storytelling

I get where he is getting at, where there is an action and reaction/reflection of an action. Then again perhaps he’s looking at it from a different perspective than I am. He’s a broadcaster for a talk show, my background in this area comes from sequential art and animation? What he’s saying, like being critical,…

Observations With Interactive Technology

The device I had chosen was the library catalog at my local library. Long since we are from the rolodex of cards, I had spent my childhood among those old blocky monitors looking for what I needed. Some things still have yet to change– we still have to physically write the call numbers we want…

Response: Don Norman and Tom Igoe

Don Norman’s entries covered the concept of design and how it difficult it truly is to make a design that balances out functionality and aesthetics– something covered in a different sense when I studied for my graphic design degree. I suppose design no matter where you go, follows some same rules and the like. Phones…

ICM Journal: Week Two

I will preface this with the admission that a lot of my trouble this week was the lack of time to do work because multiple personal obligations were heaped up on me and thus felt the crunch a little tighter than usual. Spent Friday afternoon and all of Sunday watching the videos, reading, and spent…

ICM Journal: Week One

This sounds a little mercenary, but I suppose computation may increase my chances of being hired as a designer? Creative computing is the hot new thing and whatever hedges my bets it all good with me. I mean as for interests, keeping ourselves fed and sheltered is a pretty common one, yeah? There is definitely…

Video And Sound: Week One

Response to : The Ecstasy of Influence: A plagiarism/Embrace the Remix Let me make it clear, I support derivative works. I am fanartist, as well as a freelance design of so-called original designs and works. The copyright laws are hot fucking mess, if I can be frank. It seems to protect those who can afford…