Monthly Archives: October 2012

A story embedded in a page

When I started to read this week’s assignment of redesigning a webpage to tell a story, I at first thought it meant embedding a story within an existing webpage. And I got REALLY excited. This seemed like such a cool … Continue reading

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Lolspeak Virus, OMG!

Changing a webpage to tell a story is not for the faint of heart. I tried out the X-Ray Goggles recommended for the assignment, and could not get it to work (not sure if it was a problem with the … Continue reading

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Wellesley: A Google Search Story

So, I went to a women’s college. And I chose it for the college ranking and the financial aid package they offered me, not because it was a women’s college. This Google Search Story reflects my transition from trying to … Continue reading

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Chipmunk Minaj: Starships

As a kid, I used to “chipmunk” songs by playing the tape (yes, I’m that old) slightly too fast. Now I have the magic of Audacity to achieve the same effect while still at a speed where you can actually … Continue reading

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Mary Sue and the Anti-Mary Sue

I recently read the infamous essay “Mary Sue, what are you?” from the Tumblr Adventures of Comic Book Girl (the site is no longer up, but she has a blog here). This made the rounds on the interwebs a year … Continue reading

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The Secret Lives of Fry Cooks

It’s design week! And my first design project is (drum roll please)… The Secret Lives of Fry Cooks. This is for the Weird Book Room design assignment. I brainstormed a number of different ideas for this assignment, most of them … Continue reading

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