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SPEND THE WEEKEND LEARNING CODING, WEB DESIGN, OR EVEN A NEW LANGUAGE

Whatever plans you have for this weekend, cancel them immediately, because Udemy is running another sale on game development courses. OK, that might be a little extreme, so maybe you could enhance your weekend plans by sitting down and learning how to code, build a website, or even start

How social media impacts athletes at the Olympics

Nicole W. Forrester, Assistant Professor, School of Media, Ryerson University There has always been a symbiotic relationship between media, sports and athletes. Sports provides content for media, which in turn promotes the performances of athletes. But the advent of social media has disrupted this traditional connection. Rather than

The Qubes high-security operating system gains traction in the enterprise

When nation-state adversaries frolic and gambol across your corporate network, playing hide-and-go-seek, sysadmins become central points of compromise. Savvy attackers know that if they can own sysadmins, they can own the network. “I hunt sysadmins,” an NSA operator brags in a slide leaked by Edward Snowden. Regardless

We can change this reality’: the women sharing news of war in Ghouta

When the bombs start falling, two dozen adults and children gather in one room in Bayan Wehan’s home in besieged eastern Ghouta, Syria. They hold hands, hug each other and try to find hope. “I put my brother’s daughter in my lap, she is five-years-old, and I try

Social Media Is Corrupting the Youth Slightly Less Than We Feared

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram might not be destroying the minds of The Youth™ as much as we thought, according to a recent review published in Educational Psychology. In some cases, social media could even be helping them do better at school. German researchers analyzed 59 published and unpublished studies that

Fishtail brows and designer belly buttons are the internet’s latest trends

Well here are a couple new internet trends no one asked for. Say so long to squiggle brows, and forget all about feather brows. It’s time for the fishtail. The newest brow trend is making waves through Instagram. Even though it started out as a Photoshop thing,

7 memorable moments from the Baftas

Three Billboards was the big winner at the Baftas on Sunday evening. It picked up some of the night’s top prizes – including best film, best British film and best actress (for Frances McDormand). Meanwhile, stars showed their support for the Time’s Up campaign by wearing black on the carpet and pin

What to know about the Russian troll factory listed in Mueller’s indictment

Special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 individuals for their attempts to meddle in the 2016 election. Twelve of them worked for the Internet Research Agency, a notorious Kremlin-linked Russian troll farm. The indictment says the Internet Research Agency, which is based in St. Petersburg, “engaged in operations to interfere with

Why The Latest Snapchat Update Has The Internet Going TF Off

It’s the 2016 Instagram update all over again. Remember when IG took away chronological order posting and changed our TL forever, for the worse? Well, this time it’s Snapchat that has been updated and users are NOT happy about the new changes one bit. And yes, they

The latest Kim Kardashian internet meme is the strangest one yet

When it comes to the world of .gif creation and online memes, the Kardashians are never far away. With the likes of the ‘Name a more iconic duo… I’ll wait’ meme of Kylie and Kendall Jenner that got globally mocked and Inception-d as a meme within a meme, their involvement in all