I AM A MASTERS STUDENT IN COMPUTER SCIENCE MAJOR AT TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE STATION. I AM AN ENTHUSIASTIC SOFTWARE DEVELOPER OFFERING EXTENSIVE SKILLS IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, DATABASE MANAGEMENT, INFRASTRUCTURE, AUTOMATION AND WEB DEVELOPMENT.
Why am I taking this course?
I am taking Computers and New Media or CPSC 445 because I would like to learn more about how interactive media and technologies are impacting our societies communication.
What media do I use weekly?
I usually use Youtube, Spotify, Saavn to listen to various genres of music.
I watch movies in Theaters, Netflix and on DVD's. I mostly watch action, horror and thriller movies. I like to watch comic TV series like FRIENDS, Two and Half Men, Big Bang Theory to lighten up my mood.
I like to be connected with my friends through Social Media. I use Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Pinterest and Flickr.
I usually like to read Quora, Inshorts, Reddit, NYT, etc. I like to follow topic on Science, World Politics, Technology.
I majorly use chatting apps to talk to my friends. My favorite apps are Whatsapp, WeChat, Facebook Messenger and Hangouts. I mostly video chat using Skype.
I use Gmail and Outlook for checking my emails.
I play games on my PS4. Third person shooting games are my favorite.
REASON FOR TAKING THIS CLASS
The most common reason includes interest in digital media and its impacts, some liked the nature of the course, while some were motivated by there love for reading.
The most common platform for streaming video is Youtube and Netflix while Spotify is for music streaming. There was a large protion of the class which really enjoyed watching Game of Thrones. Rock and Country Music is the most liked genre for music.