The Class I'd like to dedicate this space not to a reflection of the previous week's activities, but to rebut a comment I was not able to, when time was running out. I don't remember exactly who said this, but he repeated a view rather common in the scientific community: that war can advance science, … Continue reading Maker Course Week 10
Raymond, Ruta and I tried 4 Sylvia projects, Blink, Adjustable Strobe, Riff, and The Tapper. https://youtu.be/m6CP-GJKGes
The Class A couple of years ago I tried a similar modelling software for a 3-D Studio Art class. Google's Sketchup, I think it was called. We didn't have a 3-D printer--I think my very tactile, found-object art teacher would have tried to exorcise it off of the premises--but we did use the software to begin to … Continue reading Maker Course Week 9
Complement to my review and covers a lot of things I was not able to fully articulate there. Warning for spoilers and persistent, annoying rustling noises! https://soundcloud.com/thao-huong-nguyen-96064674/book-review-makers-by-cory-doctorow
Pictured: A Poor Man's Triumphal Arch.
Just to get it out of the way: it's Hatsune Miku, not Hatsuna Miku. But I digress. The Class I think the commenting exercise woke us up. I wasn't too fast with my basic reading comprehension and writing skills but there's nothing like a countdown clock to lit a fire under our asses. Beyond the … Continue reading Maker Course Week 8
On January 19th, 2017, Stamps and a mostly full Michigan Theater auditorium warmly received Joe Sacco as part of their speaker series. Sacco is rather famous among a number of circles, one of which he probably created. I remember Sacco being spoken of only in reverent tones in my class on comics journalism, which despite … Continue reading Stamp Lecture Series: Joe Sacco