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What is Cloud Computing? X – – – – Simply put, Cloud computing is the delivery of computing services, such as servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics, and intelligence, over the internet rather than having local servers or personal devices handle applications. “Clouds” are popular because they provide many advantages over private servers: Cost Cloud computing eliminates the capital expense of buying hardware and software and setting up and running private data centres, which would…

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Fact-checking websites

A tool to find the truth Introduction In last month’s article, we talked about Fake News and how to fight them in general. This month I want to look closer at fact-checking websites as a tool to find out the truth. I will describe what they are and present some examples. Fact-checking  Fact-checking websites are normally independent and non-partisan and present facts in a mostly unbiased way. Different sites might focus on different topic or…

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How to fight against Fake News

As modern adult participants on the internet, we should be aware of its dangers and how to avoid them. Social Media and the internet create great possibilities for our everyday life, especially in the areas of communication and information. But at the same time, they contain the danger to create misunderstandings and spreading misinformation.Fake news is a big problem in our society since they reach a big audience and are often the source of social…

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Alternative Search Engines

If you search for information on the internet almost everyone uses Google without much thinking. Google’s dominance on the search engine market is so huge, that „to google something“ has become part of our language. Although the search algorithms of Google are considered the most advanced, there are some downsides like lacking privacy and data protection. Luckily there are reasonable alternatives to Google that secure privacy, help with scientific research, or plant trees.This blog article…

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