Sam Smith


Recent Articles

Ball State alum creates Tinder for streaming services

04/17/2019 6:03pm

Dinggo makes deciding what to watch on streaming services easier by using an algorithm similar to Tinder. Users can select what streaming services they use, narrow down by the genre they are in the mood for, and then can swipe through to decide what sounds interesting and what doesn't. Once user feel they have swiped through enough options, they can then see a list of all the shows or movies they felt looked interesting. Dinggo also has an option where groups can swipe together and a list showing what everyone in the group wants to watch will be made.


Trail blazers for deaf representation

04/02/2019 3:14pm

While representation for deaf people in the media could be much better, there are several deaf people who have been representing the community very well. 


Animator for 'Pocahontas,' 'An American Tale,' 'The Land Before Time' and others visits Ball State

03/30/2019 10:23pm

Ball State’s School of Art has been inviting different artists to speak this semester. Thursday, March 28, John Pomeroy gave a talk to aspiring animators and artists. Pomeroy was trained directly by several of Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men, an elite group of employees during Disney’s early years. Some of his most popular animated work is included in Pocahontas, Land Before Time and An American Tail.