Blog Post #3 Andrew Yang

For the locative media project, I think the lesson of “form follows function” applies more so than ever. In using an existing space here at the CU campus, adding ambiance, dialogue, or sound in general must work with the space that it occupies. With complete control over audio, different sounds can completely set the tone […]

Andrew Yang- Reading Response #2

In Evgeny Morozov’s article, “The Death of the Cyberflâneur”, the humble beginnings of the Internet and its users are compared to the practices of the early flâneurs of the late 1800s. Without any goals, motives, or purpose, the flâneur aimlessly wanders the city as to absorb each detail of their surrounding. Following the pace of […]

Blog Post #3

The locative media project that we have been working on this week and will be working on next week as well has given me some considerable challenges to face. My progress has not been overly considerable in the creation of this project. This is probably due to the fact that I am at a complete […]

Reading Response #3 -Vaughan Nagy

For this reading response, I chose to analyze Erickson’s article on documentary with ephemeral media. This article goes into an interesting discussion on how documentary form makes its presence in certain kinds of new media; specifically social media and locative technologies. Erickson discusses certain study methods he uses to derive specific data form certain social […]

Blog #3: John Mackin – Locative Media Project

Thus far in the project, I have not yet gotten very far in my progress. I have been brainstorming creative ideas for this project. I was discussing with some friends the idea of this project to bounce back and fourth some ideas. One of my buddies suggested acting as a famous cartoon character, such as […]

Reading Response #3 “Picture This” – John Mackin

In Lisa Gye’s “Picture This” article she covers the impacts of mobile camera phones and the ability to always have a camera at our fingertips. Lisa explains how we personal photography to for self-expression and self-presentation purposes. Personal photography was advertised as a way to save memories and share them. It also became a way […]

Reading Response #2 John Mackin The Death of the Cyber Flaneur

A flaneur back in the days before the Internet, referred to someone who was anonymous. Some who watched, wondered, and strolled through society un-noticed. The flaneur was an observer of society. As the Internet developed the cyber flaneur flourished. At the beginning of the Internet days, users were able to “surf the web” unnoticed. With […]

Blog Post #2: Locational Media Project-Brendan Iwashko

Thus far, I have completed the tutorial on building a GPS-triggered audio player, done the bonus step, and began planning my location and story. The tutorial for creating the GPS-triggered audio player was mostly pretty simple, but definitely got finicky in places. For example, I spent a lot of time trying to make my titles […]

Brendan Iwashko-Reading Response #3: Picture This: The Impact of Mobile Camera Phones on Personal Photographic Practices

Lisa Gye’s article Picture This: The Impact of Mobile Camera Phones on Personal Photographic Practices explains how the emergence of mobile phone cameras have impacted personal photography, socially, through self-expression/presentation, in memorializing moments, and more. She begins by relaying some history, starting with the emergence of the Kodak and how it shifted the perceptions of […]