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Experimenting with Visual Basic

For my final project I’d really like to explore the realm of poetry through an electronic or digital medium. In class we were exposed to a few of these pieces. While Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries certainly create art, I’m not sure their kinetic from would be suited to my style of writing. On the other side of these things we…

Twitter as a Primary Source

Recently in my Anthropology course we’ve been talking about inequality in society, and gradually the conversation progressed to racial inequality. My professor often points to history to explain the origins of said inequalities and slavery often enters the discussion. Humans have a fair amount of experience in enslaving one another as a result of racial prejudice or conquest or what…

Creative Project

I decided to use Twine for my creative project. I attempted to play around with CSS, but I’m pretty sure the only success I had was changing the color of the links. Small victories. The back macro apparently does not work so I just ended up adding several rewind points. It’s not that long because I didn’t want to force…

Cage

Chris Palko, known by his stage name Cage is a rapper from New York City. Born overseas the youth began his life  on a military base. His father was a drug addict, and his mother divorced him, only later to marry an abusive man named Frank. Palko had a troubled youth and was eventually kicked out of high and by that…

Texting A Novel

If you’re someone who struggles with how intimidating the length of a novel can be perhaps you ought to just take it chapter by chapter; or perhaps even text by text? Several years ago in Japan a new trend began to take hold in which an author sent out bits of a novel to an audience via text messaging. Textually reports that…

All About Memes

If you aren’t familiar with internet memes, you may want to consider moving out from under that rock you’ve become so fond of. An internet meme is defined by the TechEncylopedia as “an image, video, story or joke that is voluntarily passed from one Internet user to another via e-mail, blogs and social networking sites. Considered a form of art,…