Group Project Reflection: Getting the Word Out

For the final group project I felt as if I had to take on a leadership role.  We all have busy schedules so in order to make sure assignments were done on time I would send reminders to the other members of my group about the assignments.  Sometimes we would be cutting deadlines close, which… Continue reading Group Project Reflection: Getting the Word Out

Phreaks, Hackers, Trolls and Video Editing with Windows Movie Maker

I, personally, can see value in hackers.  As Coleman states in Phreaks, Hackers, and Trolls, “[h]ackers do not universally invoke this type of policing between “good” and “bad” or “authentic” and “inauthentic.” Some hackers recognize the diversity of hacking and also acknowledge that, despite differences, hacking hangs together around a loose but interconnected set of issues,… Continue reading Phreaks, Hackers, Trolls and Video Editing with Windows Movie Maker

Audio Editing with Audacity and Authenticity in DIY Publishing!

Authenticity means that something is genuine or unique, reliable, and some what different.  Whether the authenticity in DIY publishing is for radio, video or print, generally the product is something of your own idea that has the ability to set your work apart from others.  In “The Minutemen” article by Azzerad, “The Minutemen…were paragons of… Continue reading Audio Editing with Audacity and Authenticity in DIY Publishing!

Adventures of Creating a Header With Gimp

In creating my header, we needed to use the program Gimp, which I’m unfamiliar with.  Programs, such as Gimp and Photoshop, have never been incorporated into my life.  This made photo editing difficult for me since I needed to learn from scratch.  I struggled trying to figure out which tools meant what or how to… Continue reading Adventures of Creating a Header With Gimp