Posted in March 2012

DFPQ1

In 2009, Gardner Campbell used his eloquent style to write a riveting article on digital presence in higher education. Who better to reflect on his ideas and suggestions than a university student in our current age of technology?  For this reason, several of my classmates will be sharing their reflections in blog posts today, and … Continue reading

Students of Today and Yesteryear

Posed with the question: What is it like being a student today? I respond. Now, when asked today, does the question mean in my generation or this very Sunday– or Sunday or Sunday? Because either way, we can find something clever and sarcastic to any question you pose.  We hate those damn YouTube ads, though we … Continue reading

Cyberwarfare on Iran

I heard several of my classmates discuss dangerous on the web Wednesday 7,2012 under the banner Everywhere Malware.  The first two presentations I heard, Anthony Radosti’s on Memories of the Nimda Virus and Adam Cicerini’s on Cyberbomb What Hit Iran Was 1 of 5, Researchers Say, really left an impression.  I began to wonder about the power … Continue reading

Big Money, No Whammies?

Most people who dabble with the online gambling world have, in one way or another, come in contact with Bodog Entertainment Group.  This also applies to most internet billionaires that have faced troubles with legality, they have likely heard the name Calvin Ayre. Calvin Ayre was recently indicted by the U.S. Attorney in Baltimore, but why? … Continue reading

The Power Giving Ring

Mashedup Children’s Book Mashup a children’s book based on another cultural artifact. For example, framing Dr. Who as a children’s book in the aesthetic of a Dr. Suess’s work. See example from College Humor here. Following the College Humor examples, I decided to merge a classic Children’s book with a fantasiesque piece of culture.  As … Continue reading

What people think Americans at TUJ do.

Create a “What People Think I Do” meme. This can be done for a very broad range of subjects so be creative! My first meme, I believe I’ve went over to the dark side. But I kind of liked it. I began the process of creating this meme through a bit of brainstorming, whatever could … Continue reading

Toska the Idiot

Write the script for a conversation with your long lost friend Toska, who deals with ‘a dull ache of the soul, a longing with nothing to long for, a sick pining, a vague restlessness, mental throes, yearning.’. Generate five random words from the Words with No Translation tool and make sure Toska uses one word … Continue reading