Interview 3

Who Did You Interview?

  • I interviewed my high school friend.

Demographics That Might Provide Helpful Context for Their Responses

  • Male
  • Older than me (16 years old)
  • Rising Junior at Monta Vista High School
  • Lives with his parents and a brother
  • Lives in a suburban city

Key Findings from the Interview

  • What apps and services do you use?
  • He uses a lot of gaming services as he loves gaming. He has a subscription on the app store that allows him to access thousands of games and he also purchases subscriptions on gaming channels such as Twitch or Discord. He uses a variety of apps for school, such as calculator, notes, reminders, calendar, and Gmail.

  • How do these apps or services improve the quality of your life?
  • These apps and services greatly aided him in school. For example, he often used the calculator app to solve problems in his math class. He also used the Gmail app to check his email frequently and used the reminders app to keep a list of his homework every day. He uses his calendar app to keep track of events he has as well. His subscribed gaming services make it easier for him to access more games and develop relationships with other gamers as well.

  • How often do you use these apps or services?
  • He uses his school-related apps every day during the school year for about 8 hours a day. He uses his gaming services every day as well for 4 hours a day.

  • Do you care about sustainability when it comes to choosing services? Why or why not?
  • He doesn't really care about sustainability. He cares more about convenience and whether or not the service makes his life easier.