Computers & Internet

Meet the woman behind Libs of TikTok, secretly fueling the right’s outrage machine

Meet the woman behind Libs of TikTok, secretly fueling the right’s outrage machine

Placeholder while article actions load On March 8, a Twitter account called Libs of TikTok posted a video of a woman teaching sex education to children in Kentucky, calling the woman in the video a “predator.” The next evening, the same clip was featured on Laura Ingraham’s Fox News program, …

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Take Your Money Off The Grid

Take Your Money Off The Grid

In a time of geopolitical chaos and inflation, Simon Mikhailovich’s extreme wealth preservation strategies don’t seem so paranoid. Cyberattacks. Inflation. Pandemic. Is your money safe? The question is asked by Simon Mikhailovich, a Russian émigré and entrepreneur who is in the business of selling a certain kind of safety. His …

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Better coaching needed to prevent burnout among video gaming pros | Waterloo News

Better coaching needed to prevent burnout among video gaming pros | Waterloo News

Early research into the growing electronic sports (esports) industry highlights a need for better coaching to prevent burnout among professional players. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Waterloo, identified several areas, including player fatigue, mental stress and peak performance conditions, that require in-depth research to improve coaching …

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Beyond the Classroom: The Future of Post-Secondary Education Has Arrived – The Conference Board of Canada

Beyond the Classroom: The Future of Post-Secondary Education Has Arrived - The Conference Board of Canada

The pandemic is accelerating changes to post-secondary education. Virtual, flexible, and experiential opportunities remain crucial priorities for lifelong learning. The Regional Sounding Tour examined the promise and challenges of delivering on these strategies. Document Highlights Virtual learning options led to increased participation in post-secondary education across Canada. Participation in virtual …

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Rural internet could hold the key to Canada’s economic future

Rural internet could hold the key to Canada’s economic future

Only 45.6 per cent of Canadians in rural regions have access to internet, that drops to 34.8 per cent of households in First Nations reserves (Photo courtesy of Tamaani) “Can you hear me?” Brenna Minish-Kichuk asks, staring patiently at the frozen, heavily-pixelated image on her computer screen. Minish-Kichuk, a CPA, …

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