Using Strong Passwords and a Password Manager

5 October 2023

When it comes to online security, strong and unique passwords are your first line of defense. Avoid common, easy-to-guess passwords.

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

28 September 2023

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and an opportunity for us to sharpen our cybersecurity skills and learn ways to avoid security threats. Each week will have a particular emphasis.

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Engage students with Poll Everywhere

13 September 2023

Poll Everywhere (PollEv) is a web-based Student Response System, which works on laptops, tablets, and smartphones, to encourage more participation and engaged learning in the classroom.

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Moodle Update

20 July 2023

There are a few upcoming changes to Moodle to be aware of. Also, Google Bard will soon be available to our community.

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DataSquad: A Deep Dive Into Data Cleaning

18 May 2023

Shaun Baron-Furayama (class of 2023) worked over a summer to “clean” student-collected presidential election data that spanned over two decades. Here’s a little about the process and a report of his experience.

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Using Python with the Google Analytics API

27 April 2023

Google Analytics is an application that helps you analyze web data. I adopted a Python script to download 100,000+ website records from Google API.

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What is data proliferation and how does it affect Carleton?

13 April 2023

A number of problems come with storing data in today’s age, including ethical, privacy, and security concerns. There is also an environmental impact to data storage on a large scale.

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Updates needed for Apple devices

23 February 2023

Apple recently released updates to address a set of serious vulnerabilities affecting most Apple devices. It is important for everyone to update their Apple devices, including Macs, iPhones and iPads.

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Important Steps to Secure Personal Data Privacy

25 January 2023

An important step when you share personal information is knowing how your information will be used. The college’s privacy statement is designed to assist you in understanding how the College will collect, use, share and dispose of personal information.

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