Category: Learning/Educational

Category: Learning/Educational

An Honest Review Of Wix Websites For Business
July 15, 2019 Learning/Educational,Review Zian Smith

(This post was written from personal experience when assisting businesses owners with Wix websites) Let’s be honest, start up businesses are trying to get the best value and save the most money. It’s not to be cheap, it’s to prevent going out of business or facing laying off good people. So it’s no surprise that
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Why You Should Consider HP
April 3, 2019 Learning/Educational Zian Smith

Everyone has heard of the Hewlett-Packard brand, but many have not done any background research on the company. In this article, we won’t just point out the technical specifications of HP, but also the philanthropic initiatives of the company as well. Maybe next time you’re buying a new laptop, you will consider HP. First and
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What is Ecosia
April 3, 2019 Learning/Educational Zian Smith

Have you heard of the Ecosia search engine and are wondering if it’s legit? Curious where Ecosia gets its funding comes from? Want to know how it works? Welcome! This article contains all the info and citations that you’ll need to understand the basics. What is Ecosia? Ecosia.org is a online search engine equivalent to
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How To Get A Website Traffic
March 27, 2019 Learning/Educational Zian Smith

Having a well designed website with great content will do you no good if it doesn’t get any traffic. The first thing that comes to mind when people think of bringing more traffic to their site is “marketing”, but “marketing” is a buzz word that could include anything from TV ads to simply telling your
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Virtual Private Servers With Vultr
March 22, 2019 Learning/Educational Zian Smith

  Virtual Private Servers are servers that are maintained by a business rather than the individual using the server. This service is great if you’re too busy working on your business or site, and don’t want to spend time updating, maintaining, or monitoring the security activity of the server yourself. Whether you’re a big business
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Why You Need A Website And How A Website Helps Business
March 15, 2019 Learning/Educational Zian Smith

Surprisingly, there is a common misconception in our current year of 2019 that websites are only needed if your business is designed to take payments online only, such as services like Spotify and Netflix. These are businesses where you don’t “walk in” to make payments. To say you “don’t need” a website is equivalent to
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Using Ozobot To Teach Programming
January 14, 2019 Learning/Educational Zian Smith

Today people are introduced to programming at younger and younger ages. If you would like to get your children around the age of 8 introduced to programming then there is a innovative company that has free online programming games and provides toy robots that your kids can play with to learn the logical fundamentals of
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Understanding Hashes versus Encryption Ciphers with Python
December 19, 2018 cybersecurity,Free Software,Learning/Educational,security Zian Smith

For those who are just now learning about hashing and encryption, the two can seem confusing. Fortunately it is easy to understand when an example is given. Both hashing and encryption have the same purpose of protecting data. The difference is in the process. Ciphers (encryption) are meant to be reversible, hashes are NOT. This
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Comparing Windows vs GNU/Linux in Security, Stability, and Versatility
November 10, 2018 cybersecurity,FOSS,Learning/Educational,security Zian Smith

  It is no secret that the FOSS (Free Open Source Software) community has always preferred GNU/Linux over Microsoft Windows. Not only in technical areas where security or stability is needed, but also in just moral terms such as privacy and freedom.  However, this preference is not limited to hobbyists. Government agencies like the Department
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Mobile Messaging Privacy Using Signal
November 2, 2018 Learning/Educational Zian Smith

There are tons of messaging apps available today for both iPhone and Android. Few of them offer any genuine sense of security and privacy. For example, if you use the default calling app on your phone to call a friend, your call is not encrypted and therefore not private. Sometimes privacy is something we crave
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