Wednesday, October 3, 2018

ACO 5.0 - Coding Altino Cars

GOAL: Complete all 3 coding challenges using Arduino Software with Altino cars.
Challenge 1: Complete a figure 8 pattern without collisions... fastest time wins!
Challenge 2: Ambulance responds to an accident... with lights, sirens and SPEED!
Challenge 3: Time to show off your best autonomous driving tricks... Your choice!

Why is coding an important skill to learn, even if you don't plan to be a programmer? Explain Challenge #1 and tell us about the logic statement you used to tackle it. Describe each command (Go, Steering, Delay) that was required to program your Altino car to complete the figure 8. How did you feel working through the process of trial and error? (6 Sentence minimum)

Describe the new commands that were required to successfully complete Challenge #2 (While Loop, Array, Display Line, Sound). Would you ever trust an autonomous vehicle to give you a ride... please explain your answer. Do you think autonomous vehicles will be used in the future to carry out complex tasks like an ambulance responding to accidents... why or why not? (6 Sentence minimum)

Embedded Google Drive video of your most impressive challenge at the top
Screenshot of successful code from Challenge #2 after first paragraph
3 Behind the Scenes photos of your team after second paragraph

ACO 5.0 - Create a deliverable using problem-solving techniques to address client needs or target audience.
ACO 5.1 - Apply problem-solving techniques to create deliverables that address the needs of a client or target audience.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

ACO 3.0 - Art and Design

There are seven elements of art and they're line, color, form, shape, value, space, and texture. I'm not sure how to explain how ever element is used but I know that they're used in the assignment. The size of my texture brush is the same, I didn't change the size of my brush so basically I used the same size for tracing the whole cup. What I enjoy most about this project is just tracing the picture. The part that I think is boring about this assignment... I don't think any part of it is boring at all because i'm just tracing. A challenging part about this assignment tho is when I have to concentrate and try my best to stay on the line. I think it's challenging because I'm using a pad and a pen to trace which is pretty difficult.

Well as you can see this photo that Mr.Sanderl took at the time was at the beach. The difference between the landscape photo and my still photo is that I drew my still photo. My landscape photo looks like it has been drawn but I didn't I used photoshop to make it look like that. Both of my photos look like they have been drawn but only one has been drawn and traced. While drawing/tracing my still photo I stayed with the more basic tools through out the whole tutorial, I haven't changed anything or used any special filter everything is all the same. While sticking to one thing through out the whole process I think the outcome of it looked pretty good, it doesn't look that bad.

The portrait that I am using it includes one of my oldest brothers in here. This portrait was taken on his graduation day, and it includes one of my brothers. This portrait means a lot to me because it shows my brother in his cap n gown and he's about to graduate. This image uses all seven elements of art because theres line, texture etc. and it has everything the 7 elements of art is about. Somewhat I agree with my results, they're as not as bad as i thought it would be but at the same time I feel like I could have done better and get a better grade/result.

ACO 3.1 Analyze how elements and principles of design in various forms of media are applied to communicate to a specific audience. Elements of Art: Space, Line, Color, Shape, Texture, Form, Value.
ACO 3.2 Critique how the effective integration of elements and principles of design within a variety of medium impact target audiences. Gestalt Theory: Similarity, Continuation, Closure, Proximity, Figure and ground
ACO 3.3 Apply elements and principles of design to clarify, focus, or enhance a message or concept for a target audience. Principles of Design: Scale, Proportion, Unity, Balance, Harmony, Contrast, Repetition, Variety, Emphasis)

Friday, August 31, 2018

ACO 5.0 - Audio Production

In this assignment my role I played in as was the script writer. This job required me to write me and my teams script on what we are going to say so we can record it for our project. This rehearsal process is very important because we only have one chance to record and we can't mess it up. In one take me and my team has to record our selves reading our script, if we mess up we can edit it but we are not able to record our selves again.

Then, reflect on your results from the critique. How well did your team meet the project goal of communicating a specific message to your audience while keeping them engaged? What obstacles did you face along the way and what did you do to overcome them? If you had to do this project again with the same group of people, what would you do to improve? (6 Sentence minimum).

ACO 5.1 Apply problem-solving techniques to create deliverables that address the needs of a client or target audience.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

ACO 6.0 - Proprietary Information

FCC stands for federal communications commission and they regulate interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable through out all 50 states. To get permission to use copyright materials you have to determine if permission is needed, identify the owner, identify the rights needed, plan ahead for permission, contact the owner and negotiate, & get your permission agreement in writing. A fair use is any copying of copyrighted material done for a limited and "transformative" purpose. Those caught breaking copyright law can face serious criminal penalties, first time copyright infringement cases can carry a fine up to $250,000 and up to five years in prison.

Then, explain what confidentiality is and give three examples of information that you must keep private. What impact does social media have on confidential information? Explain your stance regarding censorship... how does it relate to the 1st Amendment: freedom of speech, and the 5th Amendment: people's right to privacy? (6 Sentence minimum).

Confidentiality is the state of keeping or being kept secret or private.

ACO 6.1: Analyze the use of copyright and proprietary information in arts and communication to facilitate responsible, legal and ethical behavior.
ACO 6.2: Examine ethical issues in arts and communications to make appropriate decisions related to clients, co-workers and society.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

ACO 2.0 - Market Shifts

A market is a gathering of people for the purchase and sale of provisions, livestock, and other commodities. A few years ago we had flip phones and phones that slide up and there was a keyboard to text. Now we have iPhone's which is touch screen and it makes everything way more easy than having to use flip phones. With the new devices we have now we are able to face time, play games and do much more with the new phones than the old ones.

Then, please explain skills related to the Arts & Communications industry that you would like to develop or improve and why (i.e., photography, filmmaking, drawing, coding, marketing, web design, music production, etc.)? Which of these skills do you think will help you become most successful in your life now? Explain how you think these skills could be useful in the future as the market continues to shift. (6 Sentence minimum)

Finally, upload a .JPG image of your PhotoShop texture drawing to be the first thing we see at the top of your blog post.

ACO 2.1 Analyze how shifts in market affect changes to media and design.
ACO 2.2 Evaluate how changing communication needs of a market are addressed by media and design.
ACO 2.3 Propose media and design solutions that address the changing needs in global markets.

ACO 4.0 - Communication Strategies

 What can you do to improve communication in the areas of your life where you are least comfortable or misunderstood? (6 Sentence minimum)
Well when I talk to my friends I joke around with them and we don't take each other seriously but when I chat with my family and adults I take them seriously and don't talk to them like how I talk to my friends. I feel more comfortable when Im with my friends because they make me happy and they're there for me when I need them and they know when something is wrong and ask me if i'm ok. I communicate more with my friends than I do at home with my family.

Then, think about your future after high school and beyond. What specific field would you like to learn more about? What career path are you interested in pursuing professionally and why? Explain the communication skills you have or need to improve in order to succeed in that field. (6 Sentence minimum)

In teams of 3 with yourself in the middle, take a PhotoBooth picture using any filter or expression to capture your personalities. Upload this picture to be the first thing we see at the top of your Digital Portfolio post.

ACO 4.1: Devise communication strategies to promote individual accountability and team success.
ACO 4.2: Use effective oral, written, and non-verbal communication skills to facilitate positive interactions.
ACO 4.3: Apply appropriate interpersonal skills to establish positive and sustained relationships with clients.