TeachLIVE and the Absurdity of “Progress”

TeachLIVE...all except the "live"

I came across something so absurd, and so initially shocking, I almost thought it was a joke. Unfortunately, it isn't. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, we have reached a new height in absurd uses of technology. I give you: TeachLIVE. The name itself is a joke because there is no teaching involved, and it is nowhereRead More

How To: Manage Hangouts On Air with Google+

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I've been diving into Google+ a little bit more lately, and this is stemming from some of the experimenting I did yesterday, when I posted how to record a Google+ Hangout with higher quality audio for podcasting or other interview-type things (great language, I know). That led to a discussion last night with Lisa Nielson,Read More

How to: Record Google Hangout in High Quality

I'm working on a super-secret project right now (more to come this summer...bear with me) which will require me to record interviews via Google Hangout. Now, I know I've written before about how to screencast on a Chromebook using Google+, but the quality of those recordings, in particular the audio, can leave something to beRead More

Twelve Pounds of Peanut Shells

I was able to squeak out another audio assignment today for the zone. While it isn't Twilight Zone based, sometimes reading Craigslist can feel like its own alternate universe. I chose to beat Craigslist because...well, because finding a ridiculous post was pretty fun. I made sure to stick local, so I humbly submit the followingRead More

Once You’re In…

...there's no escape. I wanted to catch up on assignments for the ds106zone, so I hopped in on this week's audio work. An easy one to get in was create a radio bumper for the ds106radio channel using a short clip from The Twilight Zone. I deviated a little from this week's episodes by watchingRead More