Get to Know the Hackasaurus X-Ray Goggles [20 februari 2012 11:41]



You need to know how to use the tools you're showing! Get to know the X-Ray Goggles, the primary Hackasaurus tool you'll need at your jam.

  1. What’s the deal with the X-Ray Goggles? View some examples of what can been done with this Hackasaurus tool.
    Before: http://www.facebook.com
    After Hacking: http://poof.hksr.us/atdswumf
    Before: http://www.google.com
    After Hacking: http://poof.hksr.us/cldmpnvn , http://poof.hksr.us/tfpzzanf
     
  2. Training: Install the X-Ray Goggles. Go to Hackasaurus.org and install the X-Ray Goggles (This link will open a new tab; when you're done, come back here!) Here's a How to Video!

     
  3. Remix the HTML. Go to a news website (for example nytimes.com) and with your goggles on, hover over parts of the webpage that you would like to change. Click R to remix an element. Now look for a <p> and <img> elements, and remix the content to include your key issue and learning objectives.
     
  4. Share your Hack. Once you've changed something on a website, you've "hacked" the content. "Hacking" is just taking something that already exists, and changing it for your purposes. Hit P and copy and paste the url of your hack into the task discussion.  Comment on 2 of your peers remixes.