Big Project

Big Project

Welcome! For my Big Project, I decided to create a podcast about documentaries on Netflix! Each week I had a new guest and we gave an overview of that week’s doc, dicussed underlying topics within it, and had some casual conversation. Every guest had to 

Week Six

Week Six

This week was pretty interesting. One of our assigned readings was The Making of a Youtube Radical by Kevin Roose which I really enjoyed. The article was about Caleb Cain who discovered the alt-right in 2014. It all started when he watched a self-help video 

Week Four

Week Four

This week was really focused on building our website. On Monday, Whalen taught us how to add images, links, and change our background on our websites. We also discussed how to create a subdomain for our retro page and add it to the webring. I 

Week Three

Week Three

To start off the week, we were supposed to listen to a podcast about Geocities which I found really interesting. At the beginning of the podcast, it discussed how some sites had their own identity or were kind of like a private community. They further 

Week Two

Week Two

To prepare for this week we were assigned to read excerpts from Snow Crash and an article about Luddite. Luddite now describes someone who is opposed to new technology. It originally was an organization of textile workers in the 19th century. They feared that the 

Week One

Week One

For the first week of classes, our format was a little different than the normal setup. Monday and Wednesday we were on zoom and Friday was in person.  On Friday we talked a lot about domains and subdomains. Professor Whalen explained that Zachwhalen.net is a