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Data #15: Interviewing Justin Wood

I interviewed Justin Wood, one of my classmates from the Intro to Writing and Editing for the World Wide Web (course #: ATEC 3320). Wood’s interest is in 3D modeling. Visit his blog, An After School Guide: ATEC, to learn how you can be prepared to find a job after you graduate!

The Interview
This interview was communicated through an instant messaging software. Some of the dialogues were edited for clarity and quality purposes.
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Data #5: Sharing Information in Social Networks

If you have a Facebook, Myspace, Twitter or any social networking account I advise you to be more careful about posting your next status or your personal information. It is not that social networks are bad, but there are times when you have to be careful about what information you put up in the Internet. You should also be careful in who you interact with when you are browsing the Internet.
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Data #3: ATEC 2 Industry Videos!

A Series of Connections
While I was checking my Twitter feeds, I came across my 3D Lighting/Composition instructor’s tweet about an inspirational video. I stumbled into a YouTube video interview of Anthony Tyler.[1]

There is also a 2nd part to the video.[2] The video was posted by someone named Russell Smith, a name that sounds oddly familiar to me because I remember him back in my Introduction to ATEC class in fall 2009.
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Data #2: Importance of Networking & Collaborating

As you may have read in my first blog post, networking and collaborating is important. I want to delve in a little deeper about why these two concepts are important and applicable in the real-life experiences.
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Data #1: Personal Introduction

Welcome to the The Arts & Technology Portfolio blog! My name is Susan, an Arts and Technology (ATEC) student who is attending The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).

What is the ATEC Program?
For those who are not familiar of my academic background, the ATEC program is… well, it has an ambiguous description. Read the following excerpt from an official UTD website, and see if you can understand the description of the ATEC program:

“Beyond merely a ‘multidisciplinary’ or ‘interdisciplinary’ scope, ATEC encourages the productive convergence of disparate fields and modes of thinking. It joins science with the humanities, creativity with technology, theory with practice, and learning with research. There are no maps showing the way, just students with diverse interests, talents and a skewed way of looking at the ever-changing world.”[1]

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