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This is Temporal Experiment Number One

It’s been a week since OERxDomains21 and it’s about time to put to paper some thoughts about the work on the conference guide. The team at Reclaim Hosting reached out to me with a desire to build a site that would fit the analog television theme supported by the artwork of Bryan Mathers. The site […]

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animation Web Design Web Development

Vertigo, 1958 HTML Movie Poster

watch the poster I can’t help but to hear the Mad Men opening credits music when watching the start of this animated poster. The ‘falling man’ of the Steve Fuller directed titles has been mistakenly attributed to some angry Eastern European rebel rousers of earlier centuries – apparently there’s multiple occasions. As well, this post’s […]

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animation Web Design Web Development

Anatomy of a Murder, 1959 HTML Poster

watch the poster When looking for posters to animate, a minimalist designed Saul Bass poster was an obvious choice. Anatomy of a Murder was just one of numerous of films for which he created many of the iconic poster designs of the 60s and 70s. Bass was probably even better known for his title sequence […]

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animation Web Design Web Development

Dr. Strangelove, 1964 HTML Poster

Dr. Strangelove, 1964 HTML Poster So before you open this one, I want you to pick a music track to play. Either the original bombing run music from the Dr. Strangelove soundtrack, or if you want something a bit more thrilling – Ride Of The Valkyries which was played with devastating effect during the helicopter […]

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animation Web Design Web Development

Harper, 1966 HTML Poster

Harper, 1966 HTML Poster My time with making GIFs, in particular animated movie posters, has been on suspension now for about three years. Sad in some ways, but I’ve been busy. The effort has been replaced primarily with learning to code with HTML/CSS/JS and more importantly learning to teach how to code. I hope I’ve […]

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Uncategorized Web Development

Bevin Kacon Alpha a Movie Trivia Game

I’ve been working on this project with my students in Web Devleopment 2 this semester. And it’s time to see if it makes sense or is at all fun and note tons of obvious bugs! “Bevin Kacon” as I’m snarkily calling it, is a movie trivia game based on Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon – just find […]

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code Teaching and Learning

Modern VHS

Here at camp I’ve finally worked through my Bootstrap tutorials and created a spec site for a much larger project that I’m hoping to work on this summer. As part of my learning to code binge , I’m planning to learn the basics of Python and OpenCV to try and make an image processing application. The […]

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Teaching and Learning yorkcommtech

Letter from Camp

Code summer camp has been off to a nice start. There have been about six students who have taken advantage of the offer to come into York College and use the lab and each other to get some work done. In particular, shout out to Neyser who’s come three out of our first four days. […]

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Code Summer Camp

This summer I’m going to be hosting a code summer camp for my students at York College. I’ve been honest with them in that it’s as much for me as it is for them. It’s been an unusual year in which I’ve started teaching web design and development for the first time. Though I’ve built websites […]

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Tricky Dick with the Hand Buzzer

To be able to use the buzzer in the handshake trick on your After Effect friends, you’re going to want to learn to use wiggle expressions. After Effects allows the use of expressions to hand code a variety of effects, of which the wiggle expression is very easy to apply and commonly used. It allows … Continue reading “Tricky Dick with the Hand Buzzer”