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Keeping your Data Safe: Getting Organised

This is the first in a series of articles discussing how to keep your data safe both on and off campus and will cover topics such as keeping you device secure, getting your data organised and backing it up should something go wrong. Keeping your data safe is not just about keeping your computer secure…

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Do you know what software is available to you at SHU?

Sheffield Hallam has a vast amount of software available on different computers around the university. Some of which you may be unaware of. There is a useful list of all software available, and which computers they are installed; this list is available on shuspace.  In addition to the software already installed onto the computers at SHU,…

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What is Wordle?

Wordle is a piece of online software for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and colour schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you…

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What is Google Chrome?

This article is intended to introduce you to Google’s web browser, Chrome, describing some of its features and presenting it as an alternative option to Microsoft Internet Explorer and other browsers. Chrome is Google’s answer to Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, and is becoming an increasingly popular web browser. First released in 2008, Chrome…