Google plus is a minus
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Most people in my workshops have either not heard of Google+ or do nothing after signing up. They feel this way because like 850 million other people, they invested heavily in Facebook profiles Google’s new social network arrived. They lament, not another social network, another profile to update. Does anyone even remember Orkut? Google+ launched

How to Stay Safe on the Internet
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These days, Internet users have a lot more to be concerned about than the simple viruses of yesteryear. Trojans, phishing scams, spoofing, and other forms of spyware or malware can all present a security threat that starts from simply clicking on a link. Unfortunately, antivirus and antispyware programs can’t protect us from all of these

SMS' Can Relieve Stressed, Lonely People
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BERKELEY — Text messaging often gets a bad rap for contributing to illiteracy and high-risk behaviour such as reckless driving. But a social welfare professor at the University of California, Berkeley, has found an upside to texting, especially for people who feel stressed out, isolated and alone. Text messages in cognitive behaviour therapy can make people feel less isolated Adrian

Faithful friends
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Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful. The best friend you can ever have is a friend who does not always agree with everything you say. You need someone with a different world view, who sees things differently, and is not afraid to speak their mind, even

What Did You Learn In School Today?
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Live in Meblourne, AUstralia, a great song written by Tom Paxton. This was over 50 years ago. Not much has changed when it comes to forced compulsory schooling and boys going to war. The whole point of this song is not just about war, though it makes a good point. Rather that schools, the media,

What is NETucation?
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NETucation is a campaign to use new ways of education in the Internet age to raise the standards of living in Africa. Our vision is to bring broadband Internet access to over 50% of the African population. According to World Internet Stats, Africa only achieves 13.5% penetration among its 1,037,524,058 people. The rest of the

THRIVE: Entrepreneurs Organisation invitation
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Recently I was invited to submit a video for the selection committee of the Vancouver chapter for Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO). EO is a dynamic global network of more than 8,000 business owners in 40 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, the year 2012 marks EO’s 25th anniversary. With its transformative experiences