Over the span of a year and a half, I authored ~150 articles, kickstarting the Faronics blog. Topics included tech trends, I.T. security/support, social media and scam alerts, education, and classroom management.

4 Ways To Improve Student Participation

4 Ways To Improve Student Participation

Teachers are always looking to get their students more involved during lessons. After all, if students are involved, they’re learning. If they just sit there quietly they must be bored, distracted and not listening—right? Well just because students remain mute during Q&A time doesn’t mean they aren’t learning. They might just need a little motivation! Try these 4 easy ways to get them more engaged.

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The Future of Libraries

The Future Of Libraries

Textbooks are going digital, the popularity of e-books is on the rise, and the internet continues to grow its wealth of online resources. Things aren’t looking so good for the printed book. If that’s the case, you’d think things shouldn’t be looking good for libraries either. If you thought that though, you’d be wrong.

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It doesn’t take a psychic to know everything about you [VIDEO]

Mind-Reader

What if a psychic was to start listing off really personal information about you? I don’t mean your name or place of birth, but your bank account number or how much you spent on clothes last month. It must be magic! How else could they know all of these things? You’d be surprised. Your entire life is online, and it may be used against you.

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Yahoo Voice hacked, 450,000 passwords leaked/posted

YahooVoiceHacked

Do you use Yahoo Voice? If so, you’ll be happy to know that your login info – both email and password – could have been one of the 450,000 accounts that got hacked and posted online this morning. Yahoooooo!….. No, that’s not a good thing. It’s time to change your password.

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Top 3 Reasons For The Year End Android Malware Pandemic

android-malware

It’s been no secret that Android has been a lucrative playground for all sorts of malware. Q1 this year saw 5,000 malicious apps target Google’s mobile OS, jumping to 20,000 for Q2. Estimates for the Year End total? 130,000. The Mayans said 2012 would be the end of the world—could this be the cause?

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You “Like” That? Do You “Want” It?

Want

By now the concept of “Liking” something is just as every day as the sun rising (unless you live in Vancouver, where the sun doesn’t shine anymore). With 800 million users on Facebook, there’s a lot to “Like” out there. Soon there could be a lot more than that—there’ll be a lot to “Want” too. […]

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Cats Are The Key To Judgement Day?

Cats-portal

Who doesn’t love a cute kitty (except for those with Ailurophobia)? They’re cute, cuddly, playful – who couldn’t’ resist? Apparently even a neural network for machine learning! Google scientists who work in the secretive X Labs have made a discovery—Artificial Intelligence knows cats. What else could they know?

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Google Drive Hits Roadblock Over Privacy

GoogleDrive

Google Drive has arrived and people all over are taking the new cloud storage service out for a spin. While an issue over converting your files into Google Docs format to work on them is a slight bump in the road, there is one major roadblock— the terms of service.

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