remixing cory doctorow


We’ve Gone With Snoo

reddit mascotIf you don’t know this cute fella, Snoo is the mascot of the internet’s bulletin board, reddit. On thinking how to best handle submissions of your remixes, we wondered if we really wanted to deal with moderating a web submission form, especially when Cory Doctorow sends this out. The guy has some followers you know.

Then like a midnight stroke of genius madness whatever, we thought of using a native internet place for not only a place for people to post links to their remixes, but also to help us sort the best by voting. That is what reddit does well, witness all the memes that have been spread from there.

In the end, we are still using a form, because we want to know about the remixes people create, but we are still planning to use the subreddit as a place to generate a popular vote on remixes– adding yours to reddit is totally optional.

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ds106 Are Given the For The Remix Challenge

The firt group being invited to the remix activity here are the students in my Digital Storytelling class at the University of Mary Washington; as part of their current two week assignments on Remix and Mashups, they have to participate in the remix of the Cory Doctorow photos. We have an assignment set up for this one.
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