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You can revise, but you can't hide: Why Wikipedia edits leave a trail

You can revise, but you can't hide: Why Wikipedia edits leave a trail Creative commons image Credit: Giulia Forsythe under CC-BY licence
Updated 07 May 2014
The civil servants who allegedly changed Wikipedia entries about Hillsborough might not be as lost in the group as they think, explains Andrew...

A domain of one's own: Will non-Latin web addresses make the internet less Western facing?

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A domain of one's own: Will non-Latin web addresses make the internet less Western facing? Creative commons image Credit: John Kannenberg under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Feb 2014
Egypt was one of the first countries to roll out web URLs which used local characters - an online revolution which coincided with a social one....

Rewarding failure

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Introductory level Updated 29 Apr 2013
When bankers get a hundred times more than the average private sector worker’s pension, what kind of signal does that send? 

Innovation in the UK: Good, but not enough?

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Innovation in the UK: Good, but not enough? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Sep 2012
Is invention enough without commercialisation? Former 3M CEO Sir George Buckley questions the UK's approach to innovation

Snowpocalypse now?

Snowpocalypse now? Creative commons image Credit: By Jon Curnow via Flickr under Creative Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Dec 2011
Hoorah, it’s snowing in the UK again! Time to have a snowball fight, build a snowman and have a few unplanned days off school and work. But...

Nick Wheeler discusses online retail

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Nick Wheeler discusses online retail Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Oct 2011
Charles Tyrwhitt chairman Nick Wheeler argues that retailers should focus on customers and products, and not get carried away with the latest and...

Mike Lynch on spotting transformative technology

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Mike Lynch on spotting transformative technology Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jul 2011
Mike Lynch uses an example from the legal system to explain how to spot the technology that can change your business.

What future for the UK service economy?

What future for the UK service economy? Creative commons image Credit: By Mike Turner via Flickr under creative commons license.
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jul 2011
The continued shift from manufacturing to services represents a remarkable transformation in recent years. But is this good or bad news?

Gardens of the digital mind of tomorrow

Gardens of the digital mind of tomorrow Copyrighted image Credit: Robin Hall under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Feb 2011
The predictions of a hyper-connected world might crumble in the same way the dream of Garden Cities fell, warns Leslie Budd.

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Knowledge technologies in context

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Knowledge technologies in context Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Masters level Duration 22 hours Updated 04 Jul 2013
This unit explores knowledge technologies, that is, software systems that can represent, interpret, formalise or interrogate phenomena and create...

Storing and processing information

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Intermediate level Duration 3 hours Updated 01 Aug 2011
The purpose of this unit is to discuss the main ways in which organisational data is managed, prior to decision-making activity....

The concept of innovation

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Intermediate level Duration 3 hours Updated 12 Jul 2011
Just what is innovation? This unit examines the issues surrounding the concept of innovation. What is the difference between innovation and...