A BLOG BY

ADHY NUGROHO

 

I see some girls are too shy to dance, don't know why.

I'm 50% sure that I always dance every morning in my 20. While sometimes I imagine that when I'm 60, after all of my works, I will play a nice turntable in my front room. Then, I and my partner dance like we're young.

Eh, Girls, take a look at this!




Aren't they cool?

I know that having a partner is quite tough for me, like, I still don't get it what makes Summer decided to get married. To have a perfect soul and perfect body as a partner is most people's dream, who intelligently qualified, lots of money to pay bills, and can build happiness in any way. But as Tom finally realised that, we can't always see only what makes us happy, only the good scenes. Lately, I realised. Yet, twisting on your boots or heels is always the best!


Started to utilize unused audio from my unintended interviews -- well, it was not very unintended actually -- I make it into music (only if you call it 'music'). So here, I give you the non-aesthetic music I uploaded to Soundcloud.


You can also listen to the other tracks.



From 2012, I had already uploaded some tracks on my Soundcloud. My first track on my page, at that time, was me playing with some loops. I also had uploaded some poems. But I deleted all of those. About 5 months ago, I rebuild my page. I collect any sound from the internet and I make such kind of audio collage. Recently, to maximize my discourse producing sounds, I make visual addition and uploaded it to my Youtube channel.



Here I tell you a bit of my life story related to my progress of making pictures. As you can see, I don't make any improvement in my 8 years making stuff. Poor me.




Some people believe that printed book is the authentic book best for telling (as the writer) and getting (as the reader) the substance of the idea. However, as the technology being developed, books also evolve. Digital book provide some characteristics that alike to printed, such as flexibelity and closeness. In addition, digital book enhanced the printed one as it has some features printed book does not have.

In the article titled Picture Books In The Digital Age, written by Frank Serafini, Danielle Kachorsky, and Earl Aguilera, it is given some challenges and possibility from digital picture books used for learning. But before it is discussing about those, this article gives the kinds and characteristics of each kinds.

The first kind of digital picture book is Tableu. It is similar to printed book but responsive and fit to the screen. Sometimes, it looks like 2-pages spread printed book in the screen. The second is Transitional. This kind of digital books give varieties of transitions. The last is Interactive. As its name, it is possible to the reader to interact to the other real things. The three of them can also provide sounds, outer links, and some options of setting.

The challenge from digital picture book for learning is distraction. Some of features can easily distract the reader to the content of the book, such as game-thing and some useless. The second is that some of them only provide one thing in a screen; it is not placed together with the others. On the other word it is displayed separately.

However, digital picture book has privileges printed book does not. It has multimodality of sounds, music, narrative, and outer link. Because of that, teacher can use variety method to teach their students. This is an important thing we should not refuse that technology is developing. Teaching medias also adapt, and teacher should prepare it wisely.


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