Skype Interview: Ryan Mott

On Wednesday you will have a chance to speak with professional artist, Ryan Mott. He has created work for large companies like Best Buy, Kodak, and Kraft Foods. He will be sharing information about his college major(s), career path, and experience working as a professional artist. Please think of a few questions you could ask him (about his work, career, or favorite video game). Below I have posted some examples of his recent work.

http://vimeo.com/56060715

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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Flow, the secret to happiness

Watch this video and then comment with the following information by Friday 3/1.

  • What is the state of flow in your own words?
  • When have you experienced flow or something like it? What did it feel like? What were you doing?
  • What is essential for you (personally) to find your flow?

Recommended/Not Required reading: An interview with Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi about web design http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/4.09/czik_pr.html (you will be able to pronounce his name if you read the introduction!)