How to set up a blog on Blogger

Here are some helpfull links and tutorials for the “Personal Portrait”. You’ll have to create a professional persona online on Blogger. Here are some tips, tricks and tutorials:

An informative video by Khila Talk. And here’s more about Khila.

The Personal Portrait
We’re not doing portfolios … yet. Because: at the first semester at the Multimedia Design & Communication programme most of you don’t have much to display. Therefore we will work with a professional personal portrait in stead.

Portfolios
To get an idea of of goal here are some sample portfolios from Awwwards.

 

Scratch

Scratch er et pædagogisk redskab, der skal lære skoleelever og unge at programmere. Programmeringen sker med blokke, der minder om Lego.

En scratch kan bruges som prototype til et spil – for kodens logik kan med få ændringer omsættes til ActionScript, Lua, Python, JavaScript osv.

– Spillet starter når du klikker på den grønne fane.

Eksemplet viser, hvordan sprites kan kontrolleres via loops og if-else konstruktioner. Figurerne bevæger sig mere eller mindre tilfældigt omkring. Sådan puffer man til bolden. Men spillerne ved ikke hvordan man scorer et mål …

Links

Scratch udviklingsmiljøet

Scratch is a starting point. Actually you can make mobile Apps for Android Ai2.appinventor.mit.edu/.

Photoshop Happens

Has Photoshop gone too far? 
Right now the debate is red hot in the international media. Some even suggest a ban on Photoshop. On the other hand: retouching is as old as the history of photography. Or even painting – not all portraits are completely honest.

Debate on CNN
On CNN the model protest against the photoshop rendering. She cannot live up to the picture that the photoshop wizard conjures up.

Above: The discussion on CNN

Above: The Photoshop editing video

Above: The Photoshop Effect