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Better Late Than Never!

As we come to the home stretch of the semester and double down on our final projects for #NetNarr, we were assigned with looking at possible ideas through viewing a number of video in the #NetNarr library. As there were many great choices, I decided to go with A Model Employee. What drew me to his video was my post last week about the issues I am currently facing with my own employers as we are going thru current unfortunate times. With that said, I am glad that I did choose to view this video!

The main theme that came into play for me in this film was “perfection”; perfection in the work place (obviously), perfection in everyday choice, perfection in lifestyle! The main cheracter struggles with the balance of life as a waitress (day job), aspiring dj (night gig), and ideal daughter (home life). Things take a turn for the worst when she given a watch to judge her and her actions. The even most surprising turn happens when someone gets arrested… and it is NOT the main character…

A Model Employee makes you think that you job is definitely out to get you! What is even more scary is that my job has something similar to this.. and offers some of those same benefits that were thrown at the main character (except the bonus… my job is too cheap for that). This short film was a great source of inspiration.

Part #2: Surveillance technologies at work in your own life

Below are a list of obvious and interesting surveillance technologies at work in my own life that I can think of:

  • My printer (google drive is connected it)
  • Xfinity House censers
  • Aiden’s tablet
  • TikTok
  • Pintrest
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By dennisart

My name is Patricia Dennis and I am a native of Newark, NJ. I am an aspiring artist, student, traveler, and educator. I use this blog to share my many experiences, thoughts, works of art, and education!

All my life, my mind and voice has been my sense of power. Being able to express myself through many different forms has gotten me to where I am today. I continue to strive for my own potential of greatness and wish to share my journey with the world, in hopes that I can inspire generations to come.

As for my educational and professional background, I received my B.A. in English with a minor in Studio Art from the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, NJ. After graduating, I began to serve under AmeriCorps as a Reading Coach for 2nd Grade students where I am currently serving my second term. I am also currently pursuing my M.A. in English Writing Studies at Kean University in Union, NJ. As a graduate student at Kean, I work as a Graduate Assistant for The Kean University Writing Project directed by Dr. Maria Zamora.

Another fun fact! I am also a chess instructor for young beginning chess player!

Thank you and I hope you enjoy the journey just as much as I am!

If can not be the best, I will do my best

If I do my best, I will try my best

If I can not try my best, then the best is yet to come

Either way, the best is what I strive for!

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