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YOUTH-LED COLLABORATIVE EXCHANGE TOPICS

TOPIC 1: The GOOD, the BAD and the POTENTIAL of Online Communities

Join me in discussing the Good, the Bad and the Potential of Online Communities. As the years go by Online Communities have been increasing as fast as technology, leading individuals to be more invested in mobile or pc devices versus real-life interaction. Let’s talk about Why and Where the interest arises, and how we can prevent Misusage of the technology, allowing us to reap it’s benefits, whilst curbing the negatives. Some aspects that may/can be explored are online entertainment platforms like video sharing sites, social media, and gaming. 

TOPIC 2: BIG TECH

Join me to discuss how “Big Tech.” is using its user’s data to optimize its algorithms and how this is most times unknown to the end-user. Let’s discuss the ramifications of this and how we can curb the negative impact this has.

TOPIC 3: INTERNET POLLUTION

Join me to discuss and share your tips and tactics on how Internet Service Providers can reduce “Internet Pollution” as it relates to harmful and illegal content that obstructs the Internet.

TOPIC 4: ENCRYPTING DATA

“Encryption is the process where data is encoded so it remains inaccessible by unauthorised users.  As of January 2019, 73% of all web traffic is encrypted. Let us discuss the benefits and the pitfalls associated with encrypting data and lastly, whether or not it should be considered illegal.”

TOPIC 5: I.T. FOR CLEAN ENERGY

Join me to discuss the importance of information technology for clean energy; how the internet can be used to assist in the reduction and prevention of vast emission of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere

TOPIC 6: SOCIAL MEDIA & YOU 

Join me in discussing the effects of social media on today’s youth and ways in which the negative effects can be prevented for the future generation.