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The internet is sowing mass confusion. We must rethink how we teach kids every subject.

In 2016, months before the presidential election, my research team surveyed nearly 8,000 students from middle school through college on their ability to judge material from the internet. We concluded that students’ ability to navigate online information could be captured in one word: bleak. We released our findings two weeks after Donald Trump’s election and were immediately swept up in the media maelstrom. Our most ... Read More »

How to Recover a Stolen Computer From an Ex-employee in 7 Easy Steps

As many as 60 percent of employees who are laid off, fired or quit admit to stealing company data. Sometimes they download information on their way out the door. Sometimes they email information to a personal email account. And sometimes they simply fail to return a company laptop or other device that contains the data. In the latter case, according ... Read More »

How to fund child’s education: Take a loan or use own funds?

Keeping your accumulated savings invested and taking an education loan instead can benefit you. Photo: Alamy Any big-ticket spending requires you to either have the required funds in place or a financing option. When dealing with long-term financial goals, such as higher education of children, you have the advantage of planning much in advance. Here’s how you can go about ... Read More »

macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 With Messages in iCloud Released: How to Download and Install

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has released macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 The new update includes Messages in iCloud It brings some enterprise and security updates Just a few days following the release of iOS 11.4, Apple has released a macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 update. The latest version of macOS High Sierra brings Messages in iCloud to the Mac alongside some enterprise and security updates. Apple had introduced the ... Read More »

How premium PC games continue to rise, surprise in China

Seemingly implausible only a few years ago, China has quickly become one of the world’s most robust markets for premium PC games. According to Steam’s Hardware & Software Surveyfrom April 2018, 30 percent of its users have Simplified Chinese set as their default language, second only to English at 34 percent. China lags behind in the number of titles its users own, ... Read More »

How to play PC games on Android with Steam Link

If you’ve ever dreamed of playing a big AAA gaming title on your phone, now you can. Sort of. Valve’s Steam Link ($32.00 at Amazon.com) system originally required a physical box to be plugged into a television and connected to the same network as your gaming computer. You would then use the processing power of your dedicated gaming rig to stream your favorite titles to ... Read More »

How would you change Steam?

If you were running Steam, how would it be different? Wait, that’s probably too broad: it’d be GOG but with every game ever published, wouldn’t it? Scratch that. Let’s try it this way: What’s one thing about Steam you wish Valve would change? Being the leading digital distribution platform, Steam gets a lot of (fair) criticism of just about everything it ... Read More »

Modified Yamaha R15 V2.0: This is how you make an Yamaha R15 V2.0 look as fresh as V3.0

The recently launched new Yamaha R15 V3.0 is quite a substantial upgrade over the earlier iteration. Among the major upgrades that the new motorcycle carries is the refreshed design, which makes the Version 3.0 significantly more stylish than its predecessors. However, owners of the V2.0 can give their steeds a fresh lease of life through this attractive body kit from Autologue ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Exchange Offer Now Available Online via Mi.com: Here’s How It Works

HIGHLIGHTS Exchange old smartphone with a new Xiaomi handset on Mi.com Offer can be availed using a coupon Phones will be exchanged at the time of delivery Back in November 2017, Xiaomi had introduced a trade-in programme that allows users to exchange their old smartphones for a new handset. The company had partnered with Cashify to launch the Mi Exchange programme across its Mi ... Read More »

How to become a YouTube star

We cannot imagine life without YouTube. It is the modern encyclopaedia that we consult whenever we need to know about anything and everything. Chris Anderson of TED Talk fame has compared its contribution to that of inventor and printer Johannes Guttenberg’s towards bulk communication. From education to journalism, to advertisement, politics, social awareness or popular culture YouTube’s influence is felt ... Read More »