In this assignment, we were tasked with coming up with 3 Ideas that we thought would act as socially engaged art: One thing that I’ve seen on social media a lot lately is “I don’t know how to explain to you that you should care about other people”. And it’s true, you can’t force people to empathize with people, or force understanding. In many ways, people fear what they don’t understand. And while, I’m not as naive to think thatRead More
This week’s assignment was to answer Fuch’s questions for Lasso of Truth, as well as write concept sentences. I found that I really enjoyed Lasso of Truth. So much so, that I also picked up Jill Lepore’s The Secret History of Wonder Woman. Concept Sentences: Lasso of Truth is about finding and forming relationships.Lasso of Truth is about finding and forming relationships outside of societal norms. Lasso of Truth is about the Inventor’s quest to leave a legacy behind him, bothRead More
This week’s assignment was to design and create a controller that could connect to a server using a TCP socket connection to play a game. My initial thought was to use some of the skills I’d learned in Social Wearables this summer. Since I haven’t picked up an muscle sensor yet, I decided to use the homemade pressure sensors we made instead. To test the idea, I started by connecting a regular fsr to the arduino MRK1000, and worked onRead More
Elinor Fuchs’ Visit to a Small Planet lays out clear and understandable methods for both reading and interpreting a play, using a series of questions. Rather than make quick judgements about the play, these questions are intended to help you to delve deeper into all aspects of the play. Curious to see if it would help further my understanding of previous plays, I decided to re-read a play that I’d been assigned this summer. Even with my preconceived notions ofRead More
Tech, Media, and Democracy Prof. Justin Hendrix Team Members: Cherisha Agarwal Michael Allen Fuller Kellee D Massey Joanna Molloy Joanna Yen My role in the project was to write the code for the web application, allowing keywords in the questions to play videos that corresponded with keywords.