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Ryan’s Bucket List

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For the longest time I have been keeping a bucket list of things I would like to do during my lifetime. I used to keep the items I wanted to do as a mental list in my head, but the past couple years I started to write them down. When Schemer was still a working application I would use it to document and keep track of my bucket list items. Recently the service was shutdown by google so I had to export all of my data in order to save it. I had nowhere to keep my list anymore, and while I am sure there are other services out there to use. I have decided to write them down here, and maybe it will inspire ideas for others on their lists.

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Managing Your Digital Footprint

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The internet has been an extension of my life since around the fifth grade when our family acquired our first computer. It ran windows 95 and had a dial up connection. I quickly latched on to it claiming it as mine although I was forced to share it. I grew up being connected to the internet; as did everyone else in my generation.

Everyone these days has at least one online account if you have a smartphone or use a computer regularly. Our personal data floats around in the dark crevices of the interweb, and it can haunt us later in life if you are not careful about what you put out there. Keep your reputation in top notch shape, and always protect your identity.

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