Gilgamesh, part 2

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Continuing the puppet-animation based (loosely) on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh.

The Goddess Aruru has sent a new hero called Enkidu to challenge Gilgamesh. Rather than confront him directly, Gilgamesh sends Samhat the Harlot to tame him. Episode 2 of 10.

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Gilgamesh, part 1

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A puppet-animation (spun off from the Dr Hairy series) based (loosely) on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh, and made entirely with open-source software, except for a short animated section at the end which was made with Flash MX.

Mixing it: a review of Michael Szpakowski's "12 Remixes"

"From August 2011 to July 2012, the video artist and musician Michael Szpakowski entered a remix competition every month, and compiled his remixes (some of them with accompanying videos) on his website ( The results are often startling... In almost every instance the remixes have a more resonant and spacious feel than the originals; the sounds are dirtier, fuzzier, more textured; and the rhythms are more complex."

Dr Hairy wins an award!

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Wikibook Going "Stale" - How to Revive?

A few years ago, another instructor and I had students launch a "Professional and Technical Writing" entry in Wikibooks. Now, ithe project is stale.


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