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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Don’t Poke Me! How Internet Slang Words Have Transformed Language

17th December, 2013

It’s amazing to see how Internet words are having such a tremendous impact on the English language. Let’s go back in time and observe just how many have infiltrated the English language


5 Internet Memes That You’ll Never Be Able To Forget

13th December, 2013

The best memes out there were some of the worst Internet accidents we’ll never forget. They are often absurd. Yet, you can’t seem to get them out of you’re head.


How To Ensure Your Email Signature Doesn’t Give The Wrong Impression

12th December, 2013

An email signature is your wave of goodbye. It’s how you make an impression. Or not. Here are a few tips on what you can do with your own email signature.


Syme – A New Social Network With Encrypted Groups to Prevent Spying

9th December, 2013

Syme hopes that enough people are fed up with the NSA-style spying on citizens around the world, and it will spark a mess exodus off Facebook and Google+ and onto encrypted alternatives.


Become A Google Analytics Filtering Ninja With These Helpful Tips

5th December, 2013

Google Analytics remains the single most popular — and yes, the most powerful — tool at your disposal to get the whole story about your website. Get creative and dig deep into your traffic data.


How Do You Pick A Great Domain Name?

4th December, 2013

Choosing the perfect domain name for your website is like choosing the perfect name for your first child. Increase the likelihood of online success with these tips. There’s a lot in a name!


Create A Killer Website Analytics Dashboard With Google Core Reporting API

3rd December, 2013

Would you like to just publish a site and run it blindly, or would you like a full-featured, functional dashboard that shows you what’s going on with the site at all times?


How To Add Interesting & Important Apps To Your Facebook Page

29th November, 2013

Have you ever seen those really cool Facebook Page App Tabs on Facebook Pages and wondered how you could get them yourself? In this post you’ll learn how to add those cool app tab.


5 Creative Flowchart Examples to Streamline Your Work and Life

27th November, 2013

When you think of a good time, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Probably not a flowchart?


Twitter Introduces Perfect Forward Secrecy To Secure Your Tweets

27th November, 2013

Twitter has officially introduced a new form of security to maintain the privacy of its users. The security is called “perfect forward security” and it promises to pave the way for the next generation of security in digital accounts across the web.


Stay Alive and Defend Your Base in World of Tanks

21st November, 2013

You’re peeking out the sights of one of the world’s deadliest tanks. Out of nowhere, the sound of an incoming shell. Only seconds after you realize what the sound is, your world is obliterated. Game over. Welcome to World of Tanks.


6 Soft Skills Every Technology Worker Needs For Career Success

18th November, 2013

Some special skills are lacking in the IT field. For career success, you need the right attitude. Here are six important soft skills that’ll get you noticed at your next IT job interview.


SpecificFeeds Lets You Syndicate And Subscribe To Customized RSS Updates

14th November, 2013

Wouldn’t it be nice to isolate stories that are only focused on the topics you like or are written by the authors you enjoy the most? SpecificFeeds makes it possible to do exactly that.


5 Silly Ways People Try To Hide Internet Use at Work

13th November, 2013

Lots of people waste time at work. It’s so common that I decided to put together a list of the funniest things people do to try and cover up their slacking off at work.


6 Ways To Get Busy People To Answer Your Emails

12th November, 2013

There are a whole different set of rules when it comes to emailing that will encourage or discourage a person to hit the “reply” button and answer you. Learn the rules of email success.