Tales of Xavier and CT101

Communications Technology 101.. What a great introduction class to the major.  The course has helped me learn some basic and necessary skills that I can take with me and use for probably as long as I’m using a computer.  To start, I have never used Apple iMac computers before.  The huge tech company Apple I
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What a range of working minds we have all around us.  This blog post lists our classmates websites.  Professor Ryan called it accurately when he mentioned some sites will have very hastily done blog posts with just a simple link or picture with little to no writing about the context.  Other sites have thoroughly published
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Agent Orange Here is a piece I put together with one of my favorite platforms, NewHive. What the poster originally displayed was a message from The Department of Veterans Affairs offering information about medical assistance as a result of this extremely harmful chemical. The military sprayed millions of gallons of Agent Orange and other tactical herbicides on trees
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Futuristic Retrospective Weird Funny Vapor Dancing Wave Skeleton Guy! Yup, that’s it, that’s his name! So I found this guy on Giphy, along with the other stickers I placed on my piece. The process was made simpler that previous work for a few reasons.  The biggest factor for me was the 80/20 split between NewHive
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View this Course on MapMyRide My “go to” spot to catch some speed and be almost worry free about traffic. (You can never let your guard down when on wheels in New York streets) MapMyRide is a fitness application that tracks your bicycle rides and provides you with vital statistics about your journeys, like speed,
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Yes !! I got this now.  Finally.  I just hope I don’t forget tomorrow, haha.  The little steps mess it up for me.  Background unlock (Thanks, Kelsey) is the basis of my stumble with PhotoShop.  I do like this NewHive platform more than I thought.  I found out how to add stickers to my project
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The web applications that are out there always amaze me.  The world of net graphic art is crazy!  Maybe one day if I keep at it I can make some cool stuff, haha.  To.Be is a cool site, but I have used NewHive for our latest class project. NewHive has some bugged out stuff! Just
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Has anyone played with the plugins yet?  It’s over on the left navigation panel below “Appearance“.  I’ve just been installing them left and right over here.  I’m going to just add them in, and see how they make my experience.  I found this video that shows some “Must Have Plugins”, but I really think it
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“What does this do?”… Lets find out.  “Ah nah, I don’t like it.”  ::5 minutes later::  Okay, maybe I should have left it there.  Let me go back and change it.  ::Finds something else::  “Oh wait, I can change the color of this so it makes a nice contrast.” … And more, and more, and
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Lots of stuff to do, and as I’m writing this sentence, I’ve only explored the customization options for around 3 minutes and 18 seconds.  So far I have figured out that I can install and audio player widget and and a video player widget too.  When I get access to my home computer I definitely
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