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

Counting the Web by Decimal Place

We continue talking about, asking what it is, hovering around its title and using it to spice up internet conversations, but what the hell is Web 2.0? To put it simply, this is Web 2.0. My researching on the internet and contributing an explanation of this idea is what Web 2.0 is.  It is the unification … Continue reading

Seven Ciggies

Think of anyplace you spend money, and what you most often buy at that place. Then redesign their logo to incorporate your favorite product. Do as many as you want. The Consumer Mashup made me consider where I spend a majority of my budget.  Initially, I considered incorporating discounted fish from AEON, but realized most … Continue reading

I Dream a Dream

  Take a recent dream or nightmare you’ve had and make a visual representation of it for others to see.   I had a rather disturbing dream last week. A Japanese man that had recently employed me appeared in my dream.  He came to my door with a bottle of prescription pills and forcefully asked … Continue reading

Infographica Galactic, Part I

The initial analysis on the internet of a visual analysis of its host as well as my own, AND YOURS! (an infographic on the internet and how it is used) First and foremost, I believe we can agree that this infographic is aesthetically pleasing.  The calm blues and grays with an unoffensive red meld together nicely … Continue reading

A Nerd’s Life Challenge

Last fall, I took a fascinating course on British Fantasy Writing taught by a very cool dude, Matthew Sangster.  He worked at the British Library in London and instructed on the side, but this is slightly drifting off course. The British Library had an amazing Sci-Fi exhibition in the early Fall that was truly mind … Continue reading

Pioneer Queens

Find an iconic album cover and remix it to represent a something different. It can be a play on the title, the image, the aesthetic, genre, etc Using the Queen album Queen II, I reworked four pioneers into the shot.  Though the image did not come out as well as hoped, the humorous aspects remain … Continue reading

My Album

How to make your own album cover. 1.)Go to wikipedia and hit random, the title of the first random wikipedia article you get is the name of your band. 2.)Go to quotationspage.com and hit random. The last four or five words of the very last quote of the page is the title of your first … Continue reading

Pirates

I recently watched a film suggested by Prof. Lockman entitled Pirates of Silicon Valley.  Researching the film, I saw a comparison of ‘the Social Network done ten years earlier’, and I suppose they were correct in describing the film, but this story is much bigger.  Bill Gates and Steve Jobs   Watching this film was … Continue reading