My name is Hannah MacNeil and I am currently a senior at Burlington High school. My interests include softball, singing, songwriting and music production. I previously played third base and outfield in softball. Currently, I am on the yearbook committee, in the Burlington High school production, Mamma Mia, and I am also a soprano in the Chamber Choir, for select students who sing with an amazing array of skills. I am recording my own music, performing at coffee shops and restaurants as well as enjoy playing the guitar. I joined help desk because I want to learn the technology behind music production and become more knowledgeable, with using certain software that helps me increase my songwriting skills and music production in college.. In addition, I want to return the favor by helping those who need assistance with their technology, as I, myself, had previously needed in the past.
Why Did I Take This Class And What I Have Learned
Why I am participating in this class because I want to know more about technology and why things work the way they do. I am intrigued to find out how to fly a drone and to research how the technology works inside of a drone. I have flown a drone before when I was very young but, I ended up flying it into the ocean! which is not the best landing spot for a drone. I just want to learn the best way to fly a drone without watching it crash before my eyes including, to learn about why a drone flys the way it does, what makes it work on the inside to make it fly and why a drone is not water resistant, I know some are but, why aren’t all of them terrain tolerable? I truly am interested in these facts and I just want to learn more. I also want to learn what a Rasberry Pi is and how one of those small devices really do work. I have heard people mention what it was before but I feel like there is more of a background to what it is than just being called a “Rasberry Pi”. The last thing I want to learn in class is musical production and how music is actually produced it obviously does not come out of thin air, it takes time and excellent persecution to make the perfect song. I know it isn’t taught much in this class but I want to learn more and even more every time I walk into the classroom! What I have learned in the classroom was how a drone flys because I watched someone use a remote to fly the drone and I also am now intruiged in architecture now because I used TalentBox (a website used for learning) to make my own house which was a lot of fun! I truly enjoy this class and I am very happy about pursing it.
'I have learned a lot about new technology through the course of a year. I am excited to tell you about my experience using Drop mix and other games that I have played. Mr.Wong explained to us how the Rasberry Pi works with certain applications and games that we used to play when we were younger. Like pong! which was really enjoyable because it took me back to when I was little, I used to always play that game and now, I got to play it here. We also played a game called Drop mix which was really fun. What you do is you pick certain cards that match the item that is required on the screen, like when it shows a microphone you have to put down a card with a low level to start with a microphone. Then you continuously put in cards that have the instrument required such as guitar, microphone and or drums and the level on the card increases as well. I truly enjoyed that experience as I played that game with all my friends in this class. Another thing I learned a lot about was Architecture and how to create the set up of a house with different dimensions. Like certain walls have to be placed around certain areas to in order to complete the house as well as create dimensions that is necessary for the house. I really enjoyed that activity as well! What I want to learn more about is music production and how to create different tunes for different songs. I truly want to figure out how to use garage band so I can create my own music and possibly you can help me learn more about Protools and how that works because that is one of the requirements for my college class and I truly do not totally know how it works so it would intrigue me to learn more about how that website works. I am also glad to say that I have made new friends in this class! I know it is unrelated to technology, but I feel that this classroom creates a tight nit atmosphere where everyone can share how they feel and what they want people to know with each other. Overall, I have a great experience in this classroom and hope to learn more everyday!