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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 […]

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Reflection on “A Thing About Machines”

I think like Alan, I’ve always been a fan of The Twilight Zone. Every summer and New Year’s when the show would play for 48 hours straight on the SyFy Channel I would spend those days being somewhat amazed at every episode no matter which played more than others. I remember this episode but it […]

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Being a Model Employee

“Do you know why they are tracking you? They want to replace you with robots.” – Rupa, “The Model Employee” Are you a model employee? If Jeff Bezos had the technology, he would replace his Amazon workers with robots, smart robots. Think about: These robots do not get sick; they can work 24/7; they can […]

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I’m Back!

First and foremost, let me say I am so happy to be back and not sick!  It was definitely a rough couple weeks for my family and I, but we are from the other side of it now, and I could not be more excited to be coming back to class and see all of […]