Category: Temporary Expert

Rats in the City – Story Board

I will convey the knowledge that I’ve collected during the past weeks in a video form. In order to give the video the feeling of a science documentary film, I will use a deep voice man with an American accent to do the voice over. The storyline is divided into 4 main parts: Introducing the ecosystem called NYC. Who

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Can rats be beneficial to the ecosystem of New York City?

In last week’s meeting with Dr. Martin Blaser, we were asked to use the scientific method of approaching a research question in order to convey our ideas clearly. Question – the title of the project. Method – what is the approach – art (a video that brings deferent suggestions). Results – has something happened have

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Trat (Trash-Rat): Update

  This week started with buying the perfect huge trash can from Brooklin and caring it all the way to ITP.   Animation and Projection: I projected the animation on the trash can and white wall. My main problem was that I got a white square that showed the projection’s frame. That lead me to

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rats

The first time I saw rats, after a long time I couldn’t find even one, I run into around 20 rats. I was so exited that I took out my phone and started filming them. Unfortunately, one of them was way to excited and tried to hide under a parking car that on the exact

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TrashRat

New York City has a growing population not only of humans but also of rats. The way trash is being treated in the city helps the last one to grow. Rats go out under cover of darkness. My last experience with rats on my way home after a TNO in which I run into about

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Meeting Dr. Jason Munshi-South

Today I meet with Dr. Jason Munshi-South. We scheduled to meet in Thomas Paine Park in China town and I was really excited to finally meet my Rat Expert. The meeting was fascinating and Jason showed me around and thought me a lot of new things about rats. On fact was that Rats, like humans, must live

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Concept Mapping – CSO + Rats

The mapping we did last week with Vinyata’s comments in black. The map we did this week in class   From this prosses I got to the most interesting question for me — Can rats be beneficial?

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PROJECT PROPOSAL

A great animation I came across when I asked myself what are the possible solutions to CSO. This week I started to contact with some of my experts, mainly I have written emails that are ready to be send. Thinking about the necessity in relations of “give and take” with my exports made it very difficult

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NYC Underground Wildlife – CSO

During this week, the NY underground world occupied my mind. I found myself doing works in other classes that are related to my subject. On Friday, I went to the Bobst Library where I met the multidisciplinary librarian Nicole. She exposed me to their guides list and to the branched library data system. To my

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