The Agora

(noun) A gathering place. (In ancient Greece) a public space used for assemblies and debate.

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Education

How the internet changed self identity: Social Media

Most of us know about the negative impacts of social media on our mental health. Yes, influencers (and the companies that sponsor them) have twisted the concept of the ideal lifestyle—lifting it to unachievable heights. But, the root problems are the social network’s algorithms that intentionally manipulate human behavior.

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Imperfect
Content Partner
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Education

How the internet changed adventure.

In 2021, Guillaume Moreau and Nicolas Roulx did something no one else had ever done before: they crossed the 7600kms that make up Canada’s North-South axis by ski, canoe and bicycle. It took over 234 days. But they didn’t do it alone. The Internet was with them every step of the way.

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Nicolas Roulx
Akor Expedition
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Transparency

Breaking up with my boss. My oxio hiring story.

Breaking up with your boss isn’t easy, but it just might get you the job. Just like that statement, the hiring process at oxio is nothing short of unordinary. Come take a dive into our unique application process and find out what our management really looks for. (HINT: it’s not your resume.)

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Shion Periy
Customer Care Agent
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Education

Is tech support messing with you?

In a world of seemingly infinite tech problems and finite support, it is becoming increasingly necessary to be self-sufficient in searching for solutions. This article aims to break down the most common internet issues and demystify their respective troubleshooting processes.

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Yeona Lee
Customer Care Agent
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Education

How the internet changed our relationship to ghosts: A reflection on ghosting.

On nights during which a blood-red moon renders everything it touches eerie and where the silence is broken by the sound of Fireball shots being clinked together, the ghosts of today come back to haunt us in the wee hours of the morning with a “U up?” glowing on our phones.

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Club Sexu
Content Partner
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Education

The oxio emails.

Email is dead and gone. We hear that a lot, but… far from it. Email marketing is very much still alive, and today we guide you through some of the messages we send directly to your inboxes.

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David Purkis
Brand & Comm Lead
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5 reasons NOT to change internet providers when moving

We’re constantly searching out the best services, for the best prices. For some, moving means changing their home internet service provider, but that’s not necessarily the right decision to make. Coming up: we reveal 5 reasons not to change internet service providers when you move!

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MovingWaldo
Content Partner
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Transparency

oxio and A-Players.

A-Players are all the rage, and for good reason. oxio wants to work with the best and brightest, but… how do you even start defining that in the context of a company? Read on for our CEO Marc-André’s take.

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Marc-André Campagna
CEO & cofounder
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Interview

Le Monstr x oxio make the internet look goooood.

We’re all about equal access to the internet and the opportunities that come with it. And for us, that means giving those who want it a platform and a voice. One way we’re doing that is by working with a new artist every few months. This gives them a bit of visibility (and we obviously pay them) and gives us new pictures to look at. Win win.

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David Purkis
Brand & Comm Lead
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Why is researching salaries so hard?

We have the world at our fingertips and more access to information than ever before but still can’t seem to figure out if we’re being paid a fair wage. This article explores the lack of salary transparency in the job market and how this may be slowly changing.

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Yeona Lee
Customer Care Agent