Do I consider myself a geek? Or perhaps a nerd? Probably I would identify as a nerd. To me, a geek is one who focuses solely on one topic (often non-academic), gets extremely engaged within it, and does not have their eyes open to many other things. A nerd, on the other hand, is incredibly hard-working, academically-oriented, and very knowledge on one or more topics. I like to keep my mind open to a variety of interesting fields. I love to learn! I want to be well-educated, such that I can choose a field of most interest to me and become especially proficient in that area. At the same time, I want to keep having experiences in other topics so that I can continue to expand my awareness of the world and its many extraordinary achievements.
Through CSC148, I hope to see improvement not only in my programming skills, but also in my ability to convey information through other forms of writing (i.e. this slog).