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SNAPCHAT @ SWC

Dozens of social media platforms have come and gone over the years, and there’s no doubt that Snapchat is currently one of the most popular. There’s plenty of reasons: It’s fast and easy to use, but also private; perfect for selfies, but also useful for...

Online Reputation

Wayne Denner attended South West College last week to talk to students about what he believes everyone needs to be thinking about if they intend to get a job in the future: online reputation. Denner, a speaker, Author and expert on Online Reputation & Wellbeing,...

#InternautDay

25 years ago, Sir Tim Berners-Lee opened the World Wide Web to all who wished to access it. It seems an incredibly short time ago considering what the internet does for us today, but the date is already referred to as Internaut (a combination of...

Da Vinci Toys

Office warfare is being created in South West College, as David Searle gets ready to launch ‘Da Vinci Toys’, a collection of cardboard toys, including a catapult which shoots foam darts, which David believes can provide a bit of fun and light relief for the...

Bitcoin

Considering it is heralded by some people as the future of money, an innovation that will change the world, and even the greatest creation since the internet, we don’t actually hear that much about bitcoin. It was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto, a pseudonymous creator who...

Pokémon Go

‘Get up and go! Catch Pokémon in the real world with Pokémon GO!’ is the message from the world’s latest phenomenon, and over the past week there has been constant anecdotal evidence of people doing exactly that. [caption id="attachment_2569" align="alignright" width="229"] Pokémon have even been spotted...

Green Technology

For several years, talk of environmental issues and green technologies has been fairly common. Ever since Al Gore’s efforts at the start of the century, global warming has been something we’re all aware of, and more recently, both Barrack Obama and Leonardo Di Caprio have...

Eco-friendly Housing

When we read about eco-friendly houses, or scroll though images of them online, they can strike us as several things: quirky, glamourous, and even futuristic. But rarely do they seem accessible and normal. Articles or blogs showcasing the leading concepts and technologies, with lavish designs,...