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An ever evolving list, based on my breakout sessions from conferences over the last several years.
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A Beginner's Guide to Exploring the Darknet

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You've probably heard about the "Deep Web and the Dark Web, but what are they? Check this  beginner's guide to the dark net—how to access it, where to go, and what you will find when you get there.

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78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings : Free Audio : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings : Free Audio : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
The Great 78 Project! Listen to this collection of 78rpm records and cylinder recordings released in the early 20th century. These recordings were contributed to the Archive by users through the Open Source Audio collection. Also the Internet Archive has digitized many.Artists availabl
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GwynethJones's curator insight, August 14, 10:37 AM

Good for student Video Production projects?

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How can you kill that which will not die? Windows XP is back (sorta... OK, not really)

How can you kill that which will not die? Windows XP is back (sorta... OK, not really) | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Usage up 0.08% while Windows 10 continues to win converts
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How to decide between Android and iPhone

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Choosing between the two main players in mobile depends on what’s most important to you. Here's what you need to know to make the right decision.
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How to Bypass and Reset the Password on Every Operating System

How to Bypass and Reset the Password on Every Operating System | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Passwords can be reset or bypassed on every operating system, so even if you’ve forgotten yours, there may be a way in. This also means that evildoers can likely get into your system if they have access to it—and it’s way easier than you think.
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How to Convert Any File Format Online with Free Tools

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If you need to convert a file, here's the ultimate list of sites you should turn to.
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GwynethJones's curator insight, July 11, 10:19 PM

Great list from an inspiring educator! Thanks, Luke!

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Best Websites : List of 170+ Useful Websites On Internet - TechMazic

Best Websites : List of 170+ Useful Websites On Internet - TechMazic | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Collection of best websites over the web which will help you to entertain , gain knowledge , complete task and many other ways.
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Mozilla launches Firefox Focus for Android

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Mozilla today launched a new browser for Android. In addition to Firefox, the company now also offers Firefox Focus, a browser dedicated to user privacy that by default blocks many web trackers, including analytics, social, and advertising. You can download the new app now from Google Play.
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How to see all the terrifying things Google knows about you 

How to see all the terrifying things Google knows about you  | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
We have come to accept that the technology we interact with on a daily basis is tracking and recording our every move.
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5 DNS Servers Guaranteed to Improve Your Online Safety

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Changing your DNS provider can dramatically improve your computer's defenses against online threats -- but which should you choose? We show you five DNS providers you can switch to today.
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How to Optimize Google Chrome for Maximum Privacy

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Chrome includes quite a few features that send data to Google’s servers. We don’t recommend you disable all these features, as they do useful things. But, if you’re concerned about the data Chrome sends to Google, we’ll explain what all the various settings do so you can make your own decisions.
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List of Chrome extensions you should definitely use! - Skit Hub

List of Chrome extensions you should definitely use! - Skit Hub | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Chrome is a fun browser to use but your experience can be made even better by downloading chrome extensions that will change the way you browse.
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The Best Stuff to Do On the Google Homepage That Isn't Googling

The Best Stuff to Do On the Google Homepage That Isn't Googling | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
When Google’s engineers aren’t busy upgrading the serious stuff inside Google’s email apps or mobile OS, they like to leave little treats and games inside Google’s products—everything from humorous search results to hidden creatures. These are some of our favorites for when you’ve got five minutes or five hours to waste.
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GwynethJones's curator insight, August 15, 7:45 AM

Easter eggs, cool things, & more!

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Trace My IP | IP Address Tracker | IP Tracer | Computer Hardware IP Location Search

Trace My IP | IP Address Tracker | IP Tracer | Computer Hardware IP Location Search | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Track and trace website visitors IPs. Trace people and map their device IP location with computer IP address location tracker
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Online CS Courses - Computer Science

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One of the most amazing innovations in online learning over the past few years has been the growth and development of massive open online courses, better known as MOOCs. Generally speaking, MOOCs are college-level courses made available, free of charge, for unlimited participation by any and all students interested in the subject matter. MOOCs are …
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The Search Engines that Regular People Love!

The Search Engines that Regular People Love! | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
There are over 300 free public search engines. About.com suggests that you really only need to learn thes
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Have I been pwned? Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach

Have I been pwned? Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Have I been pwned? allows you to search across multiple data breaches to see if your email addresses has been compromised.
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13 Best Tools for Creating Infographics

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Best Tools for Creating Infographics, An Infographics is the way to present information in visualizing or graphical form so that it is easy to comprehend
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Overview of the United States - Statistical Atlas

Statistical Atlas: The Demographic Statistical Atlas of the United States
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The 100 Most Useful Websites For (Almost) Anyone And Everyone

The 100 Most Useful Websites For (Almost) Anyone And Everyone | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it

Whether you're a student, a professional, or a homemaker, hand-picked one hundred most useful websites on the internet for you.

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Hoax-Slayer -

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Hoaxes spread misinformation, waste bandwidth, and lessen the effectiveness of the Internet as a communication tool. Hoaxes circulate via email, social media, blogs, online forums, and fake-news websites. Hoax-Slayer helps stop the continued circulation of these hoaxes by publishing information about them. Hoax-Slayer allows Internet users to check the veracity of a large number of hoaxes. Information about new hoaxes is added regularly
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How to Back Up and Transfer Settings for Your Windows Programs to a New PC with CloneApp

How to Back Up and Transfer Settings for Your Windows Programs to a New PC with CloneApp | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
How many times have you migrated to a new computer, or reinstalled Windows, and lost all the little settings in your Windows programs that you had finally tweaked perfectly?
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How to Speed Up Windows 10 From Boot to Shut Down

How to Speed Up Windows 10 From Boot to Shut Down | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Registry tweaks and ominous cleaners rarely fix a slow computer. We have compiled a list of tried-and-true methods that will give your Windows 10 computer an instant performance boost.
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Top 10 Best Linux Desktop Environments | Beebom

Top 10 Best Linux Desktop Environments | Beebom | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
If you dislike your default Linux DE, just install another one. Here are the top 10 best Linux Desktop Environments available For users.
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