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Blog 11: Story Treatment

Night_Mar: Story Treatment

I’ve visited the insomniac theater more than I care to admit. The small, creeping hours of the night have left me restless and confused. It is such a strange time to be awake…the middle of the night. When I had an alarm clock with ambulance-red digital numbers, I used to often stare at the moving […]

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Looking closely into the Net Mirror

This week we had a great (virtual) class and I can feel the intellectual and creative energy that you all are contributing. I can’t believe we are nearing the end of the semester, and despite the fact that this has been an extraordinarily difficult time, I am starting to realize how much I will miss […]

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Blog 10: Data Detox Miscellaneous

Data Detox: “Don’t Let Them In, Don’t Let Them See”

The Data Detox Kit truly encapsulates what it is that we have been talking about all semester long.  When I reflect on the meaning of this class, I interpret it as a look into ways where we can reduce our online footprint and be more present in our everyday lives.  I am actually somewhat familiar […]

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Blog 10: Data Detox Miscellaneous

How I Participate in Data Detox

Hello everyone, as per usual I hope this blog finds you all well. I felt the need to get away from my typical settings and so migrated up north to my parent’s home in the Catskills in NY. It’s cold here, it was snowing quite a bit yesterday, but it goes between somewhat frigid with […]

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Blog 10: Data Detox Miscellaneous

Data Detox: SHIFT YOUR SETTINGS to secure your data

As we wind down to the very close end of the semester, we are at the point where we, as the #Netnarr class, would be presenting at Kean University: Research Days. Due to the unfortunate current circumstances of COVID-19, the school unfortunately could not host the events in person. Even with that being the case, […]

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Blog 10: Data Detox Miscellaneous

Data Detox: Degooglise Your Life & Smartphones Call For Smart Habits.

This Data Detox Kit is so awesome! I loved exploring and checking out the entire site! The two items in the detox kit that struck me most based on my relationship with social media and the internet was: The Degooglise Your Life and The Smartphone Habits tool box tips! I’ve used some of those smartphone […]

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Blog 10: Data Detox

Sharing is Caring in the Digital World

When Governor Murphy issued his stay-at-home order on March 21, 2020, I decided to join a local community WhatsApp group. I am not sure why I joined this group, especially when my teacher-friends questioned my decision. None of them have Twitter accounts. They could not fathom why I have Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp. I am […]

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Blog 10: Data Detox

Nervous Wrecktitude: Data Detox

I used to feel superior because I turned my location services off. I am not cool. I’m an offender. I don’t lock my Android phone. My iPad password is woefully inadequate, so is my password to enter my Mac laptop. What is wrong with me? Data Detox Privacy and Security smacked me awake with a […]

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Towards advocacy & storytelling

Our digital & data literacy advocacy work Throughout this course, we have been investigating life online rather closely. We have been examining issues of digital citizenship, participatory culture, networked learning, and identity in the digital age. We have been “lifting the veil” on the realities of the attention economy, the ubiquitous algorithm, and data surveillance. […]

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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 […]