How Difficult is Getting a Degree Online?

When online colleges first appeared, many people flocked to them as simpler ways to take classes and get a degree or GED while working around a job. Unfortunately, many of them were unaccredited, leaving students with useless degrees that cost a lot. However, these schools were only the beginning for online education. They ushered in a new era for students to go to any school from the comfort of their own living rooms.

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Smart Cities for a Smart World

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to devices that streamline our lives by using wireless Internet to do simple tasks. These might include your phone scanning for your location, or it might include your home lighting system turning on and off at scheduled times using smart bulbs. Fast Internet has allowed a lot of interesting, useful, and even frivolous devices to become “smart” by making them Things on the IoT ecosystem.

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How the Internet Made Social Distancing Easier

2020 was intense and stressful for millions of people as the coronavirus pandemic swept through the country. March 2020 saw the beginnings of the COVID-19 pandemic response, with the entire country reducing commerce and ordering residents to stay at home. This meant no going to work, no visiting friends and relatives, and minimizing time on essential chores, such as grocery shopping. 

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How Much Internet Speed Do I Need?

Today’s Internet is more sophisticated than ever before, and innovations in speed and throughput have only made the future look faster. Graphics take longer to load at slower speeds, and functions that require good latency, like video games and streaming movies or music, also have required Internet speeds to run efficiently.

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What Happened to My Browser History?

Imagine the scenario: your computer is running slow, so you have your tech-savvy friend or relative come take a look at it before giving in and taking it into the shop. No problem, your techie says, you just need to do some routine maintenance, clear your cache and cookies! Once your techie is done with their techno-wizardry, your computer is running at great speeds. 

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Activities and Services for the Elderly Online

Elderly people aren’t just knitting sweaters and baking cookies for the grandkids anymore. The window for what is elderly has widened in recent years as people have started living longer, and older people have stayed more active. Many people of retirement age continue working anyway, while others have availed themselves of retirement plans or Social Security Benefits that leave them on fixed incomes. 

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eSports: The Next Generation of Athletes

What makes an athlete? Is it physical prowess, or brute strength? Is it the strategy of teamwork or the brilliance of solo sport? Is it still a sport if you ride a horse, a bike, a boat or a car?

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The Ins and Outs of Online Streaming for Content Creators

Streaming video is best known in the context of online channels like YouTube, Netflix, or Hulu, or news channels from your local news station to CNN and C-SPAN. Content produced by professionals – journalists, television stations, or even well-funded acting troupes – ruled the Internet at first, so streaming was left to the pros.

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