Jun 30

3.1. Basic software and communication tools

The basic software and computer programs allowing the execution of the majority of common tasks for computer users can be split into two groups: free software and paid one. We would like to emphasize free software, however paid and licensed products have their own advantages, for example support and a wider range of additional tools […]

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Jun 29

3.2. Search engines

A search engine is a website through which users can search internet content. Search engines allow users to search the internet for content using keywords. Each search engine works in a similar way.  If you go to a search engine’s homepage, you will find a single box. You simply type whatever you want to search for into that box. ​​​​​​​ Search engines […]

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Jun 29

3.3. Email

Electronic mail (email or e-mail) is a method of exchanging messages (“mail”) between people using electronic devices. It is like traditional mail, but it also has some key differences.  For example: Traditional mail is addressed with the recipient ‘s name, street, address, city, state or province and zip code. E-mails are delivered electronically across the Internet. An e-mail […]

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Jun 29

3.4. Social networks

A social network is defined as a chain of individuals and their personal connections. Alternatively referred to as a virtual community or profile site, a social network is a website that brings people together to talk, share ideas and interests, or make new friends. This type of collaboration and sharing is known as social media. […]

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Jun 29

3.5. Websites development, blogging and marketing

Websites are without doubt the most important element of the internet, enabling content such as texts, images, and videos to be displayed on the internet. The central page of a website is called home page, or start page/index page. The user then delves into the site’s subpages. Depending on the size of the website, site visitors […]

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Jun 29

3.6. Personal Storytelling

Storytelling is the ability to captivate someone or a group of people with an engaging narrative that influences them and makes them feel like they were a part of the story. People remember stories much better than facts and figures. It is one of the most important skills you can learn to master. Key points: Storytelling influences […]

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Jun 29

3.7. Security software

Any connected device may be a gateway for a security threat. The best way to secure a device, especially one connected to the internet, is to use proper and up to date security software, usually known as antivirus.  Extra layer of personal data security and both to the information transferred over the internet or the […]

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Jun 29

3.8. Physical device security and hardware

We all know how annoying it is to lose a phone, get it stolen or simply drop it on the ground and get its screen broken to a level the device becomes unusable. The issue is usually not considered as important until it happens. In order to avoid all sorts of damage to a device […]

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Jun 29

3.9. Internet of things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. This new wave of connectivity is going beyond laptops and smartphones, it’s going towards connected cars, […]

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