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HMT Final

PART 1: Practical
The book “the Innovators” has introduced us to an amazing narrative about the creation of the digital Revolution. We have only skimmed the surface of the rich stories that Walter Isaacson has pulled together and for the final, we will go into more depth. Choose any of the chapters in the book.

Explore the particular chapter in detail, focusing on the main characters and plot lines. What did you find to be the most interesting story and character in that particular chapter? Did it change your perception about innovation, collaboration, and creation? How?

Please respond in 550 words with at least 3 sources.

PART 2: Creative
Apply “poetical science” to your selection above. I want to see your intersection of Art and Technology as a response. Picture, Infographic, video, song, photography, poem, etc.
No more than a page (written), 5 minutes (media), etc.

DUE: April 26. 2017

HOMEWORK: (Make sure all assignments complete by 04/19)
1. We mentioned “Poetic Science”. What does it mean to you?
Answer by reading BOTH poems above. Answer using imagination, art and technology.

2. Watch the following:
– Metropolis (1927)
Create a vision of the future using the film as a reference point. Be creative (music, story, video, infograph etc.)

3. Answer: If men had realized how significant programming was, would they have let women do it? Who is a woman in technology or the intersection of technology and art that you admire the most? Answer creatively…

4. WATCH: Ex Machina.
Answer: What would the sequel to the movie be? Vengeful Cyborg? Hero? Boss battle? More human than human? Answer creatively.

5. Due 03/15:
So far, we have covered many different individuals who have contributed greatly to the development of MODERN computing and technology. Some are interesting characters hidden in the chapters, that we have not directly covered due to time constraints.

For your mid-term, please select a Person (from the reading), device (transistor, microchip, vacuum tube). or artist that best encompasses the idea of “Poetical Science” as described in the reading and in our class discussions. Give reasons to support your answer in 300 words with visuals.

6. Watch: “Rise of the Video Game” and Explore.
Which game has been the most influential game ever created, in your opinion?

7. ASSIGNMENT: Read ““As We May Think”. Imagine that you are a young person interested in HAM radios and electronics in 1945 and you read this article. How would you imagine the future? Answer creatively.

8. ANSWER: Are you team Jobs or team Gates? Why?

SMD 12: 04/11/17

REVIEW ASSIGNMENT:
1. Revise Campaign Document
2. Create timeline (schedule). Did you Email it to me?
3. 1 live stream event related to your Junior Studio deliverables: Have a detailed plan by next week. Include documentation and PRESENT IN CLASS.
4. Execute: Prioritize
– Last Week, Prototype 1,

TODAY:
Every day provides evidence
Viral vs Local

FINAL PROJECT – SMD:
Social media campaign focusing on YOUR FINAL WORK IN JUNIOR STUDIO.
DUE Tuesday, APRIL 25
.

ALL HOMEWORK:

ASSIGNMENT 09:
In your groups, create a live event that will be streamed live BEFORE next class

ASSIGNMENT 07:
In your groups, create a live event that will be streamed live BEFORE 03/14
– must involve interaction with a live audience
– must be AT LEAST 20 minutes in length
– Include metrics/Screenshots. How many participated, etc.

ASSIGNMENT 06:
– Experiment with FB live. Try it out

ASSIGNMENT 05:
– Snapchat: use it. Get to know it. Run a series related to your Junior Studio project with images and video. Take Screen shots to show next week

ASSIGNMENT 01:
– Social Media account Facelift (screen shots reviewed in class + feedback)
– Set up 2 (two) sites for collecting your media. 1) Portfolio + DNS 2) scratch site

FINAL DELIVERABLES:
1. Campaign Strategy
2. Weekly Content (images/short Video)
3. Concerted effort for engagement
4. 1 live stream event related to your Junior Studio deliverables
5. Final Presentation covering all of the above

ASSIGNMENT:
– Edit Live Streaming plan based on feedback.
– Create a timeline for Live streaming
– Email to me before next class
– Execute Campaign: Prototype 2, Product Vision 2050

WDS 11: WP & CSS 04/07/17

INTRO:
Try the JS redirect. Show next week. Example (try in mobile)
Read Chapter 19
– Make sure WordPress is installed and working on your server
– Explore WP. Change the theme, customize, post, play

READING:
– Some helpful SEO resources
– More on Google Analytics

To Swipe?
– WordPress does it for you
– More mobile me
jquery picks
ready to slide?
– How about forms? Examples

WORDPRESS:
– Install! First, need to get it
– A “how to”
WP customize
– More WP custom
– WP theme mods
– WP theme customization
– More WP tips

Studio 11: WordPress
Sources to Review:
– Intro to frameworks
Fluid Template
Responsive Designs

Assignment:
– Have you started organizing your Final Project?

DH 11: AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT 04/07/17


Some of the Greats
Map: Italy
Map: Europe
The PressChanged the world
Age of Science continues
Dennis D’s Wikipedia
VIDEO: His Encyclopedia
Revolution

Machine ToolsExample
Steam Power
Water Power Plus
The Steam Age
Powered Transportation
French Steel
Philly Steel

MAJOR PROJECT #2 – FINAL: Due 04/28/17
Part 1: Enlightenment /Denis Diderot
Part 1a: Addendum Pt. 1 – Building from Plans
Part 2: Designing from History

HMT 11: Software 04/04/17

Big Ed
Popular Electronics
Bill and Paul
Teletype with me
Slug
What is OS?
PDP-10 OS
Bill in his own Words…
Star is born?
Oh Bill
Bad Bill
Digital Rev ’75
Stevie & Stevie
Blue Box
Atari dreams
Apple I
Sol, Commodore, Apple II
What is Application?
IBM PC
XEROX Alto paves the way
MAC
Windows 1
Linux rule da world

Nerds in style
Change in culture?
In Movies, there has been a change
Killers
New Rock stars?
Godfather geeks, in the media

Assignment:
READ: Ch. 10: Online
ANSWER: Are you team Jobs or team Gates? Why?

SMD 11: 04/04/17

REVIEW ASSIGNMENT:
STRATEGY: Create a campaign strategy by answering the following points. Present TODAY.

1. Goals:
What is the purpose of your social media efforts? Do you want to create or raise awareness of your brand? Are you looking to increase website traffic?

2. Target Audience:
Clearly define who your target audience is. How will you specifically reach them?

3. Competitive Research:
What are similar campaigns doing. Identify and analyze.

4. Choose Channels:
Twitter, Instagram, FB? Why, specifically?

5. Content Strategy:
You need to develop a strong content plan that will deliver engaging material. The content needs to align with your overall messaging and be appropriate for the channels you’re using.

6. Engage:
How will you encourage interaction?

7. Metrics and Analysis:
Once you set your objectives, make sure you can measure them. Find the right tools to track and analyze each one, so that you can quantify your progress.

Revise your Campaign strategy based on today’s feedback.
Execute: Create a timeline for the next 3 weeks.
– What will you be delivering and when. Guidelines provided below…

RESOURCES:
Hash Tag Help

FINAL PROJECT – SMD:
Social media campaign focusing on YOUR FINAL WORK IN JUNIOR STUDIO..
– Last Week, Prototype 1,
– This week – Prototype 2,
– Product Vision, and Final Prototype.

A social media campaign is a coordinated marketing effort to reinforce or assist with a goal using one or more social media platforms. Campaigns differ from everyday social media efforts because of their increased focus, targeting, and measurability.

ALL HOMEWORK:

ASSIGNMENT 09:
In your groups, create a live event that will be streamed live BEFORE next class

ASSIGNMENT 07:
In your groups, create a live event that will be streamed live BEFORE 03/14
– must involve interaction with a live audience
– must be AT LEAST 20 minutes in length
– Include metrics/Screenshots. How many participated, etc.

ASSIGNMENT 06:
– Experiment with FB live. Try it out

ASSIGNMENT 05:
– Snapchat: use it. Get to know it. Run a series related to your Junior Studio project with images and video. Take Screen shots to show next week

ASSIGNMENT 01:
– Social Media account Facelift (screen shots reviewed in class + feedback)
– Set up 2 (two) sites for collecting your media. 1) Portfolio + DNS 2) scratch site

FINAL DELIVERABLES:
1. Campaign Strategy
2. Weekly Content (images/short Video)
3. Concerted effort for engagement
4. 1 live stream event related to your Junior Studio deliverables
5. Final Presentation covering all of the above

ASSIGNMENT:
1. Revise Campaign Document
2. Create timeline (schedule). Email to me
3. 1 live stream event related to your Junior Studio deliverables: Have a detailed plan by next week. Include documentation.
4. Execute: Prioritize
– Last Week, Prototype 1,

WDS 10: CSS TIPS & TRICKS 03/31/17

INTRO:
– Import and display fonts (Show)
– Try an image Roll-over (javascript or CSS) (Show)
– HTML5 Code (make sure you have tried it) (Show)
– Try a Favicon (Show)
– RWD tutorial
Start Working on your Final – Planning

NEW:
JS Redirect:
– Sub-domain. How does it look?
How to redirect? My Page. Code. Screen Shot on iPhone

WORDPRESS:
– Install! First, need to get it
– A “how to”
WP customize
– More WP custom
– WP theme mods
– WP theme customization
– More WP tips

FINAL DELIVERABLES:
A. The Development Process Documents (This was your mid term. Make sure process reflects the finished final project):

B. Homework Assignments.

Studio 01:
Create a splash page for your web site (use anything you want) with an image and a link. Example?

Studio 02: HTML and Process
HTML: Try out all the code samples: 4, and 5 and 6.

Studio 03:
Read: Chapter 7 and 8.
Complete Code review for 7 and 8

Studio 04:
Mount an image in a table. Put text in certain table cells.

Studio 05:
– Try Meta tag, refresh and redirect
– Create at least 3 HTML pages, using CSS to complete the following on each page:
– 1. place background image,
– 2. Use the “box model”
– 3. Use pseudo classes

Studio 06:
– Try External CSS
– Try CSS opacity hover

Studio 07:
Make sure you understand “Float” and “Clear”.
Review this EXAMPLE. Copy and customize! (Show next Week)

Studio 08:
– Create a 2 Column layout using HTML/CSS
– Create a 3 Column layout using HTML/CSS
– Try a JS Drop down menu
– Try CSS Drop down
– Try Media query (color change)

Studio 09:
– Import and display fonts
– Try an image Roll-over (javascript or CSS)
– HTML5 Code (make sure you have tried it)
– Try a Favicon
– RWD tutorial

Studio 10:
Try the JS redirect

C. WordPress site. Installed and customized

D. Final Site (URL)

Studio 10:
Sources to Review:
More on the Hover
Advanced Hover effects
Zen Garden

HTML/CSS
Try the JS redirect. Show next week.
Read Chapter 19
Install WP. Play!

HMT 10: The Personal Computer 03/29/17

Lo
Time Shares
What he thinks
Phreak Out!!
Before they were legit
My first Podcast
hippies wanted
technotribalism
Festival of ideas
Man and Mouse
The Mother of all demos
Dynabook
XEROX Alto
Big Ed Model kits
Popular Electronics
Altair 8800 by MITS
Window into the future

Blame the Hippies
Mr. Anti-totaliaran and legacy
Just add ACID
Heading into the PC era
Pushing the boundaries
Augmented vs AI

ASSIGNMENT: Read ““As We May Think”. Imagine that you are a young person interested in HAM radios and electronics in 1945 and you read this article. How would you imagine the future? Answer creatively.