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  • How the ZX Spectrum and ZX81 shaped Frank Sidebottom Creative commons image Icon James / The Being Frank Movie under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    How the ZX Spectrum and ZX81 shaped Frank Sidebottom

    By Rhys James Jones

    Rhys James Jones traces the legendary Frank Sidebottom's roots back to the early days of home computing. (When ...

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    19 Apr 2017

  • How the ZX Spectrum and ZX81 shaped Frank Sidebottom

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    How the ZX Spectrum and ZX81 shaped Frank Sidebottom Creative commons image Icon James / The Being Frank Movie under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2017
    Rhys James Jones traces the legendary Frank Sidebottom's roots back to the early days of home computing. (When "computing" was a thing you did, and doing it...
  • Are selfies a terrible thing? Creative commons image Icon Ellen De Vos under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Are selfies a terrible thing?

    By Rose Capdevila, Dr Lisa Lazard

    Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the...

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    13 Apr 2017

  • Are selfies a terrible thing?

    Are selfies a terrible thing? Creative commons image Icon Ellen De Vos under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the trend of arm's length self portraiture?
  • Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it? Creative commons image Icon amish.patel under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license

    Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it?

    By Dr Gemma Briggs

    Using a hands free phone while driving is as dangerous as holding a phone - and yet they're marketed as a desirable...

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    13 Apr 2017

  • Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it?

    Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it? Creative commons image Icon amish.patel under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    Using a hands free phone while driving is as dangerous as holding a phone - and yet they're marketed as a desirable extra. Dr Gemma Briggs wonders why.
  • Why are many African governments wary of social media? Creative commons image Icon Sarah under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Why are many African governments wary of social media?

    By Charlotte Cross

    Much as in Europe, governments in Africa are nervous about how social media might influence the population. Charlotte...

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    13 Apr 2017

  • Why are many African governments wary of social media?

    Why are many African governments wary of social media? Creative commons image Icon Sarah under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    Much as in Europe, governments in Africa are nervous about how social media might influence the population. Charlotte Cross explores an difficult...
  • Porn licensing isn't the answer Creative commons image Icon hansol under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    Porn licensing isn't the answer

    By Andrew Smith

    The UK government thinks children can be protected from web porn by building barriers. Good luck with that, says...

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    30 Mar 2017

  • Porn licensing isn't the answer

    Porn licensing isn't the answer Creative commons image Icon hansol under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
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    The UK government thinks children can be protected from web porn by building barriers. Good luck with that, says Andrew Smith.
  • Reporting in the fog of an attack Creative commons image Icon Jay Bergesen under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Reporting in the fog of an attack

    By Richard Sambrook

    As Channel 4 News showed following the Westminster attacks, it can be easy for even the best journalists to slip up...

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    28 Mar 2017

  • Reporting in the fog of an attack

    Reporting in the fog of an attack Creative commons image Icon Jay Bergesen under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Mar 2017
    As Channel 4 News showed following the Westminster attacks, it can be easy for even the best journalists to slip up covering a fast-moving story. 
  • What's up with Whatsapp - and should we weaken its security? Creative commons image Icon Iphonedigital under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    What's up with Whatsapp - and should we weaken its security?

    By Antonis Michalas

    Following the murders in Westminster, UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd appeared to demand that Whatsapp and other...

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    28 Mar 2017

  • What's up with Whatsapp - and should we weaken its security?

    What's up with Whatsapp - and should we weaken its security? Creative commons image Icon Iphonedigital under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Mar 2017
    Following the murders in Westminster, UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd appeared to demand that Whatsapp and other messaging systems provide government with a...
  • Beachbrains Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Beachbrains

    By Jon hall

    Ever tried to picture how many neurons we have inside our brain but can't envisage it? Use this busy beach ...

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    10 Mar 2017

  • Beachbrains

    Beachbrains Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Mar 2017
    Ever tried to picture how many neurons we have inside our brain but can't envisage it? Use this busy beach analogy to help you understand the brain:...
  • The Switch tells us a lot about Nintendo Creative commons image Icon Elvis untot under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    The Switch tells us a lot about Nintendo

    By Dr Brendan Cassidy

    Nintendo's new console, the Switch, makes perfect sense in light of the company's history, says Brendan Cassidy.

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    08 Mar 2017

  • The Switch tells us a lot about Nintendo

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    The Switch tells us a lot about Nintendo Creative commons image Icon Elvis untot under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Mar 2017
    Nintendo's new console, the Switch, makes perfect sense in light of the company's history, says Brendan Cassidy.
  • What is inclusive design and how are Microsoft using it to make the XBox better? Creative commons image Icon ViperSnake151 under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    What is inclusive design and how are Microsoft using it to make the XBox better?

    In this short video, Microsoft's XBox team explain how they used inclusive design to improve everyone's social gaming...

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    15 Feb 2017

  • What is inclusive design and how are Microsoft using it to make the XBox better?

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    What is inclusive design and how are Microsoft using it to make the XBox better? Creative commons image Icon ViperSnake151 under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Feb 2017
    In this short video, Microsoft's XBox team explain how they used inclusive design to improve everyone's social gaming experience.

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  • Crossing the boundary - analogue universe, digital worlds

    How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour, sound, taste and touch? This free...

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    How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our...
  • Software and the law

    In this free course, Software and the law, you'll look at the laws relevant to software and its use, taking a global perspective. A major part of...

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 12 Jan 2017
    In this free course, Software and the law, you'll look at the laws relevant to...
  • Protocols in multi-service networks

    The internet, like the telephone system which preceded it, depends for its existence on communications networks. This free course, Protocols in...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    Advanced level Duration 30 hours Updated 30 Sep 2016
    The internet, like the telephone system which preceded it, depends for its...
  • Internet of everything

    The internet of everything (IoE) is the networked connection of people, process, data and things. As more people, data and things come online, we...

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    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 30 Aug 2016
    The internet of everything (IoE) is the networked connection of people, process,...
  • Managing virtual project teams

    Many projects are now ‘virtual’, i.e. some or all of the team are located remotely and may be working in different time zones. The project manager...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    Many projects are now ‘virtual’, i.e. some or all of the team are located remotely...
  • Project governance and Project Management Office (PMO)

    Whether a project is large or small, innovative or similar to other projects, governance and administrative support will be needed. The type of...

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  • Project governance and Project Management Office (PMO)

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    Advanced level Duration 7 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    Whether a project is large or small, innovative or similar to other projects,...
  • Information security

    Information security underpins the commercial viability and profitability of enterprises of all sizes and the effectiveness of public sector...

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  • Information security

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    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    Information security underpins the commercial viability and profitability of...
  • Managing Complexity: A Systems Approach

    Do you need to change the way you think when faced with a complex situation? Managing Complexity: A Systems Approach, is a free course that...

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    16 May 2016

  • Managing Complexity: A Systems Approach

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    Do you need to change the way you think when faced with a complex situation?...
  • Systems diagramming

    Pictures speak louder than words. But how can you use diagrams to help you? This free course, Systems diagramming, looks at how diagrams can be...

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    12 hours

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  • Systems diagramming

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    Pictures speak louder than words. But how can you use diagrams to help you? This...
  • Systems practice: Managing sustainability

    This free course, Systems practice: Managing sustainability, introduces ways in which systems thinking can help support processes of decision...

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    05 May 2016

  • Systems practice: Managing sustainability

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    This free course, Systems practice: Managing sustainability, introduces ways in...