My original understanding of the term “Digital Storytelling” was much too narrow.
Here’s how I originally saw it.
This was my contribution to the October 2010 (10-10-10) One Day On Earth project. It is Web 2.0 by virtue of it’s collaborative nature and world-wide participation. However, I did not know about Alan Levine’s 50 free tools in October, and relied instead on my ancient Pinnacle Studio which cost a hundred bucks (including a PCI card for analog input) back in 2005.
I still think ODOE is a great digital storytelling project, but the term is acquiring a much wider definition for me since jumping into the deep end of ds106. I’ve had far less time to participate than I hoped when I signed up. Can’t even keep up with my Google Reader feed, much less contribute for each assignment. Still it’s a worthwhile education in the sheer breadth of ideas. Looks like I didn’t miss much though, by being a young dad in the ’80s – and too busy to keep up with pop culture. Were the movies and the music actually that bad? Has it really all gone downhill since 1970?