Jan 25th, 2010. Just opened the trail fire, seared my eyeballs, and went to bed. The high of posting on photo sharing was followed closely by the realization that I had to do it all over again. Sort of like, Hotel California, you can check in but never leave. Just when I thought I was out they pull me back in. You get the idea? My memories of video sharing involve a Friday afternoon in the 80's, spotting a huge film canister on my teacher's desk. The "A.V." kid would go and retrieve the projector. The teacher would break into a sweat as the kids watched the threading of the heavily man-handled film. "Does anyone have scissors?" We did; child friendly scissors. Friendly because all they cut was tissue paper. Needless to say the film was 'trimmed'. After a few attempts, another teacher would come in to assist. Finally, the blinds were drawn the dusty portable carpet breathed a sigh of relief that there was no popcorn involved. Film back then was exc…
How to create a mash up circa 1996? (True story. Friday night. No Money.)
Rent the VHS version of The Wizard of Oz …please stay with me here. (Note: Beta is fine.)
Locate a tape of Darkside of the Moon by a Pink Floyd. (Note: 8 track or reel to reel is fine)
Put in the movie. REWIND. If you do not know what this means you must have had a microwave since birth.
After the MGM lion roars three times, press play on the tape. (Rewind the tape first!)
VOILA!!!! Mash up…. Watch in amazement as Pink Floyd provides an uncanny accompaniment to the Wizard of OZ!
When Dorothy enters Oz, Money plays…can you say conspiracy theory. Mel …Mel …are you on this?
Patty-Cake, Patty-Cake, Masher Man, Make me a Mashup as Fast as You Can…(Learning the Tool)
What is a Mashup? Schrum and Levin (2009) define Mashups as,"…new applications or new content created by two or more different data sources to yield new integrated, enhanced application or content" (p. 179). I must admit the definition helps b…
ŸIt's about posting in 140 characters or less. ŸAshton Kutcher likes it Questions I Still Have About Twitter? ŸWhat does it mean to follow? Is there a Pied piper? ŸIs there a benefit to having a whole bunch of followers? ŸIs it complicated? ŸIs it time consuming? ŸWhat benefits does it provide that outweigh not doing it all? Twitter, where do I start? I have to admit. I gave this posting week the evil eye. "Oh no Twitter, I will not like you and the cute bird, doesn't fool me."
MasterMaq's Getting Started with Twitter Pick a Good User Name (My name…Is that good? I was born with it, named after a barmaid, I was…I really was…) Change Your Profile Pic (Check) Keep Your Tweets Public (Check) Enter your website URL (Check) Set your location (Apparently Earth is too vague…) Post a Few Updates (Felt …