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Alternative History Image

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Submitted by: Jennifer Polack

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Imagine if certain events in history never happened or happened differently - what would the world be like today.  Create a new image that puts a historic figure in a different environment if history was changed or change a scene that would look different if history was altered.  For example,  James Dean didn't die maybe he could have won an Oscar for The Color of Money in 1987.  Another example, if the Cuban Missle Crisis became a full-scale war, cities such as New York, Washington, Moscow all become wastelands.  Use photoshop, gimp or some other image software.  Cannot upload an existing image.

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A room with a view

This post is for the Alternative History Image assignment in the DS106 assignment bank.

The image is a picture of the High Line in New York City.  Opened in 2009, the High Line is a public park built on a historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s …

Alternate History

I love conspiracy theories and I love laughing at fake news. One of my favorite websites is Snopes, one of my professors showed us this great site. Basically you look up a fake news article and Snopes will tell you if it’s real or fake. While on the site …

Blast from the Past, Henry Ford

Inspiration Served with Dr. Pepper

I was craving Dr. Pepper earlier, in addition to a quiet place to work on my alternate history assignment, so I set out on a trip to the local Sheetz. After I arrived, I got my Dr. Pepper, had a seat in the …

Design on my own

First off, this was so fun but also really frustrating. I have no experience with any type of design software so this was a real learning curve for me. I used Pixlr to create my alternative history and the software itself was difficult to figure out.

In thinking about my …

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Tutorials So Far

Blast from the Past, Henry Ford (Tutorial)

Unveiling the Model E

For the alternate history assignment tutorial, we will be using Pixabay and Adobe Photoshop.   The photos from Pixabay include Henry Ford, an electric-car charger, and a parking lot.