While #western106 has long ridden off the horizon (or sunk into the desert sand), I had a movie left to finish watching. For longer than I can remember, I've loved Little Big Man for a number of things, but on so many levels its a Western that does not exactly ...

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This kind of small act of near random #ds106 connection will not increase enrollments, will not "fix" education, will not improve institutional metrics... yet I just cannot let it slip by without a small "wow". And the ironic thing is that the tweet in which I saw it came into my ...

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Once a media idea worms into my head, it's gotta play out before I can do other things. So it was this morning, leading to this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-lkmF5Gb6Q Jim Groom has been running fun and wild with the record store metaphor for Reclaim Hosting, fueled by the recognizable style of Bryan Mathers. My ...

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Like many folks, I was interested in comic guru Nick Sousanis's call for participation in a week of Grids and Gestures Quickly, have a look at your ceiling tiles or other grid-ish things around you. If you then imagine putting these features to music, you might have regular long notes ...

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Like a classic MOOC dropout artist, I've fallen so far off of my #western106 horse I can't even see the dust any more. I had grand hopes of running a DS106 in a genre of Western films/stories. I was doing trailers back in October for a planned online class to teaching ...

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Darn you Daily Create sending me down a creative rabbits hole. Thanks. And I'm responsible for today's challenge https://twitter.com/ds106dc/status/718375113767456769 I look for patterns in numbers, and while loading future Daily Creates I noticed today's date is (for US formats Month/Day/Year is 4/8/16 -get it? month x 2 = day and day x 2 = ...

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A few weeks ago I got an email from Justin Reich asking if I wanted to run a workshop on connected courses with him at DML 2016. Heck yeah! I'm a big follower of his work, and it was Justin who got me on board doing an aggregation hub a ...

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That first heady phase of the first round of DS106, back to December 2010, before Jim Groom's first class very started, set the stage for the creative riffing ethos that is part of this crazy space. Like free form music jamming, it is taking something someone else has played, not ...

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