Module 3- Words of Sex Trafficking Victims

My text analysis got stuck for a little bit because Voyant Tools was not working for me. I also had a difficult time trying to find interviews that were accounts given by the victim personally. So after a couple hours searching and not finding exactly what I was looking for, I just decided to find […]

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Module 3- Text Analysis

I chose Text Analysis for Module 3 because I love analyzing texts. I am an English major and some of my favorite classes are focused on different types of literature, where we investigate and question the text that we are studying. I am interested to see how text analysis can be changed and used with […]

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Digital Polarization Project

Learning how to verify a source by going upstream and reading laterally has been very helpful. I found that I often take news articles that my friends link on FaceBook at face value and believe it because A. I trust the person that linked it, or B. The article must be accurate because it is […]

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Digital Archeology Project

Kodak 2011 Printer I was very excited about this project because we got to tear an electronic device apart. Then we had to find out where the components came from. My group pulled apart a a Kodak ESP C310 All-in-one Printer. I ended up with a few different pieces, and one encoding chip to research. […]

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Module 2- Algorithms

My group decided to do the module on Algorithms and it is an unfamiliar concept to me. I learned that they are computer programs that make decisions for us on the web, and we as users do not always pay attention to what is being decided. Each group member chose a different social media website […]

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Interactive Fiction

The first thing that came to my mind when I heard the words interactive fiction was these PC games that my sisters and I used to play where you were Nancy Drew solving a case. You could choose where you went, who you talked to, what you talked about, and played mini puzzles all within the […]

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Module 1

I have chosen Interactive Fiction for my first module. I think that it will be super interesting and nifty to learn about what interactive fiction is and how it works. This module could also be a good writing exercise and I want play around with telling my own story through one of the platforms. Can’t […]

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Hello World!

My name is Sophia Geron and I am a Junior at the University of Mary Washington. I am studying English with a concentration in Creative Writing and after that I intend to earn my Masters in Library Science. Eventually I want to work as a research librarian and write stories. In my Introduction to Digital […]

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