By: Jimmy Bang, Jacqueline Cheng, Julian Louie and Carmen Zhang

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Privacy is one of the many topics we recognize as extremely important, however people are not aware of the extent of information they release when using digital platforms such as social media and the means which corporations are exploiting this information. Sometimes it can be a controversy between two parties when there are no ground rules or agreements. The “Understanding Online Privacy” infographic explains how privacy comes into play when an individual starts posting personal information onto social media platforms without being aware of the consequences. As students start to…

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Ever wanted to develop your own app, but you don’t know how to get started? Well lucky for you there is, where anyone can learn how to code for free. is a non-profit organization that has developed a website that aims to encourage people to learn computer science. The organization holds free coding lessons locally nearby you and through online tutorials with courses for students as young as Grade K-5, to Grade 6–12 and to older students in University and up. All you got to do is just sign-up and create an account on their website.

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Are you someone who is easily anxious when studying? Or perhaps uncertain if you understand all the materials you have reviewed? Well, I am one of those people and I can totally understand how you feel when you are studying for a test, quiz, midterm or exam. I get anxious even on my way to do my exams. Although I have study throughout the week or even all night by reading over the textbook and my notes, I am still not sure if I understood and learned all the materials I needed.

Oftentimes to reassure myself, sometimes I make flashcards…

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Ryerson University and their staff plays a big role in providing students with educational resources. They offer resources to help students with their challenges in course work and to enhance their skills and abilities. Most students are the most familiar with resources at the Ryerson Library. The library offers many resources that includes online databases, journals, books and in-person workshops to improve student’s writing and research skills. However, not many people are aware of the Digital Media Experience (DME) Lab but it’s not to late to know about them now. The DME Lab is accessible on the third floor of…

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What is TweetDeck?

TweetDeck is one of the most popular social media management tool that can help users monitor and tweet from multiple Twitter accounts. It is made with the purpose to help companies and individuals with multiple accounts to be consistent with their online and social presence; as it isn’t always easy dealing with different accounts or numerous activities. In all honesty, it is a challenge. I, myself have owned multiple accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, you name it. It’s not easy being active on every account and managing these accounts regularly. It is a hassle to switch between accounts…

Do you remember the infamous meme called the overly attached girlfriend that spread like crazy? It was all over the internet. If you don’t perhaps this will refresh your memories.

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Do you remember her now? Those popping wide eyes and that crazy expression. If you were a Justin Bieber fan way back in 2012, I am pretty sure you know who she is. If you don’t know her, that is okay. Some of you may not be familiar with memes. Let me teach you.

First off, according to Merriam-Webster Dictionary a meme is:

an amusing or interesting…

Being tracked online now a days is consider normal. Just like those terms and conditions that normally nobody reads. We allow websites, software and application companies to access our cameras, microphones, and locations to track and collect data off of us to a third party. We are guilty of doing this all the time.

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Regardless, many of us are unaware that we are being tracked and it doesn’t hit us to realize until a company is hacked and our personal information is being shared or we are being directly targeted by scammers. I, myself was also unaware…

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What is Cloud Computing?

According to IBM, cloud computing often referred to as the “the cloud,” is the delivery of on-demand computing resources, everything from applications to data centers over the internet on a pay-for-use basis. Many people are using cloud computing as of right now but don’t even realize it. Do you use an app to store things and get access to it on another device? Well that is cloud computing. Companies can give you access to anything from application to storage from a cloud service provider. You don’t have to store it or save it on your computer. You don’t even need…

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Google is by far the world’s number one most popular and most used search engine. According to Internet Live Stats Google processes over 3.5 billion searches per day. Almost everyone uses google but not everybody is a power user of Google. Did you know there are useful hacks made by Google developers to make your search and digital life even easier? If not, don’t worry. I am here to help you learn some of these amazing hacks and tips, that will help you find information quick and easy.

Shall we get started? Trust me it will change your life and…


Every day we are always online and using the internet on our phones, laptops or tablets whether it is for school, work or personal use. We become so comfortable and free online that we often forget our manners and naturally form bad habits. These bad habits often leave traces and can create problems we do not want. To avoid future problems, it is essential to follow etiquette rules on the internet which is also known as netiquette.

If you don’t know much about netiquettes, here are some proper do’s and don’ts for proper netiquette.

1. Do be respectful

Remember there are real people behind…

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