Ryan Dube

Joined December 2008

Ryan Dube is a freelance writer, an Electrical Engineer and an SEO expert. His writing focuses on science and tech investigations. Visit him at TopSecretWriters.com or on Google Plus.

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Feel free to contact at ryandube@makeuseof.com

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health-forums

10 Top Health Forums Online For Expert Support

6 days ago

Answers to your health fears might be as simple as visiting one of popular medical forums and asking a certified medical professional for their medical opinion. Here are 10 of the better expert health forums.

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Luddites Attacking? Being A Techie Could Be Dangerous

1 week ago

Three shocking stories where people have attacked gadget loving techies . Are these anti-technology Luddites with anger issues, or justified privacy-rights activists?

windows-registry

3 Tools To Monitor & Examine The Windows Registry

6th November, 2014

The Windows registry is one of the most poorly understood parts of the Windows operating system. We show you tools that can simplify the registry and help you identify issues.

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Journey Into the Hidden Web: A Guide For New Researchers

31st October, 2014

This manual will take you on a tour through the many levels of the deep web: databases and information available in academic journals. Finally, we’ll arrive at the gates of Tor.

ebola-vaccine

6 Sane Online Resources For The Latest On Ebola And Other Outbreaks

29th October, 2014

Are you concerned about the recent Ebola outbreaks that are spreading across the globe? Do disease outbreaks cause you great alarm? Avoid the media entirely, and get the latest pandemic information from official sources.

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Great Future Retirement Jobs For Programmers

24th October, 2014

In the field of technology, you’re either learning new skills, or falling behind the times. But, what happens to older programmers and technology leaders who are looking for interesting part time work during retirement?

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2014 Google Science Fair Projects Set To Change The World

14th October, 2014

It’s never too early to start changing the world. We highlight the crop of brilliant 2014 Google Science Fair winners this year and the impact they may have on the future for all of us.

robotic-fabric

Robotic Fabric May Advance Space Exploration and Medical Care

3rd October, 2014

Imagine a second-skin that contorts on command and is filled with sensors. That’s exactly what researchers at Purdue University are trying to do with their development of a robotic fabric.

facebook-scraping

Should You Be Concerned About Your Facebook Data Being Scraped?

1st October, 2014

How would you feel if you discovered your picture on a website, where people rank the picture as to whether or not you look like a jerk? Well, it’s a true story.

it-support

5 Things Users Tell IT Support and What They Really Mean

29th September, 2014

Sometimes what people tell you they need, isn’t always what they really need. Sometimes, you just have to know better.

sending-emails

3 Quick Ways To Send Emails Without Getting Distracted By Your Inbox

8th September, 2014

You try your best to stay on task, send your email, and get out, but an hour or two later you realize, you’ve been sucked in by the black hole of your email client.

tesla-energy

The Tesla Theory: Who Will Win The Race For Wireless Power?

5th September, 2014

No dusty cables around the house. That’s the promise of wireless power. While the idea seems ridiculous and nearly impossible, you may be surprised to learn that wireless power is fast becoming a reality.

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The Electronic Cigarette Debate: Are They The Future Of Smoking?

4th September, 2014

If I told you that you could smoke two packs of cigarettes a day and no longer face health risks, would you believe me? Well, that might very well be the case.

wikibot

Could Programs Like Wiki Bot Ever Produce All Internet Content?

3rd September, 2014

Today, the world of linguistics and artificial intelligence is in the development stage of “bot” authors. At present, Wikipedia and Associated Press both now use robots to write online articles.

brainwaves

Tapping Brainwaves: Will Our Brains Soon Be Hackable?

29th August, 2014

With recent developments in brainwave sensing technologies, the idea of a future where a person’s brain can be hacked is a worthy one to consider. Will it grow into a security threat?