For this assignment I decided to do something a bit challenging and poetic. The assignment I chose was “A Story In Alphabet” from the DS106 Assignment Bank, which has you create a story using every letter of the alphabet in order. I wanted to take is a step further by creating a poem. I was inspired by artwork I have seen for the Persian poem “The Conference of the Birds.” I wanted to make a simple descriptive poem that included as many birds as possible with words describing them. However, choosing this assignment made that process even harder since I had to use the letters of the alphabet in order.…
A really interesting source I discovered was a short documentary PBS did in 2002 on John Forbes Nash Jr., who I will be doing my digitally enhanced project on this semester for History of Mental Health. John Nash was a mathematician who won the Nobel Prize in 1994. However, Nash was also diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1959. While the video I found cannot be accessed on PBS anymore, I did find if for free on YouTube! George Kalarritis, Clinical Psychologist. “A Brilliant Madness. The Story of John Nash (2002) HD.” YouTube Video. YouTube, December 31, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6umPEeu5-8I.