creative commons licensed ( BY-SA ) flickr photo shared by dvanzuijlekom As a kid my Mom would ask me what present I wanted for the holidays or a birthday. "Present" being so singular, I thought I gamed the system by asking for a "big box full of a whole lot of ...

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As I was mucking about the yard yesterday, I noticed this brightly colored caterpillar trying to climb the wall at the base of my house: cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by Alan Levine After spooking him/her with the camera click, I took a series of shots as ...

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Leon is looking for you, Sandy Brown Jensen! No, he is not going to "clean" you, but hopefully make you appreciate maybe a little these animated GIFs. This is for today's ds106 Daily Create: The last time we have an animated GIF assignment, Sandy emailed me and said “Nooooo! I ain’t ...

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Before I took on some coding projects today I was compelled to GIF. I hope someone other than me can explain it to Sandy Jensen Brown (you get a daily create chance for that on August 21). As often, I was motivated by Michael Bransom Smith's response to something called ...

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Maybe it's the impeding headless ds106 course coming next month, or maybe it's just the phases of the moon, but I felt the rekindled urge to experimenting once again with making animated GIFs from a sequence of still photos. This happens in two ways: (1) I anticipate an action sequence, ...

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Something to unclog the CogDogBlog Blog Clog... both of these were made on the long trip back from Hong Kong. I wish I had talked more to the guy who makes the naan at United World College East Campus in Singapore, or at least, gotten his name. Every day, blissfully, he ...

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It's not the blinking blue border that makes me chuckle, it's the double take of "this is not a joke" combined with a smiley face. I would guess the click also gets you to the place to be the prime ocean front real estate in Mohave County, Arizona.

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Found at Buzzfeed In August I noted the oddity that you could upload animated GIFs to Google Drive but you could not insert them in any documents. A comment on that post had me re-checking, and woah, you can directly upload an animated GIF anyplace you can upload an image, ...

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Angela, in dire need to get medicine for her dying mother, makes some unwise decision on the streets of Naples on how to get the 20 lire- the opening bit of the 1929 silent film, Street Angel. I'm watching this movie, well at least the first bit, as part of ...

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This week in ds106 I give my students the ultimate bootcamp creative challenge - to figure out how to make an animated GIF. The exact wording is "from a favorite movie" but that's just to get them thinking about topics. Since I do the same work, I needed to step up ...

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