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Taxes and privacy: A tech business reading list

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2016
Tax judgements, privacy concerns, wonky algorithms, Labour's digital plans and antitrust worries. OpenLearn brings you a quick guide to a busy day...

How are Snapchat filters allowing survivors of sexual assault tell their stories?

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How are Snapchat filters allowing survivors of sexual assault tell their stories? Creative commons image Maurizio Pesce under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
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The ability to disguise yourself is allowing Indians to talk openly about the crimes they've been victims of - without having to reveal their...

How can mobile technology help underpin reproductive rights?

How can mobile technology help underpin reproductive rights? Copyright free image Copyright free: RobertoVi
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Aug 2016
The spread of mobile phone access is helping revolutionise the way data on family planning is being used and shared, reports Christabel Ligami

OpenLearn Live: 20th July 2016

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Updated 20 Jul 2016
The sociologist who suggested gender is a social structure; what DNS is when it's working; then more free learning across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 12th July 2016

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jul 2016
A Scillian princess who became Empress consort of Brazil and everything you need to know about Pokemon Go Then more free learning through...

Will a new European law mean YouTube has to monitor your uploads?

Will a new European law mean YouTube has to monitor your uploads? Creative commons image Erich Ferdinand under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Jun 2016
New proposals from the European Commission could force some internet hosting sites to proactively monitor everything posted to their sites. Daphne...

10 billion dollar companies that didn't exist 10 years ago

10 billion dollar companies that didn't exist 10 years ago Creative commons image By Philafrenzy (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 May 2016
To continue the celebrations around OpenLearn's 10th birthday, here's a list of ten billion dollar companies that didn't exist ten years ago. 

Throwing light on research by South & Central American scientists

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2016
Latin American scientists are coming together to promote their work more widely. Felix Moronta explains how.

OpenLearn Live: 12th April 2016

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Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Apr 2016
The birth of commercial spam, and the customer services stars you probably don't even notice. Free learning from across the day.

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Internet of everything

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Internet of everything
Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 30 Aug 2016
The internet of everything (IoE) is the networked connection of people, process, data and things. As more people, data and things come online, we...

Managing virtual project teams

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Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 28 Jul 2016
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...

Project governance and Project Management Office (PMO)

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Advanced level Duration 7 hours Updated 28 Jul 2016
Whether a project is large or small, innovative or similar to other projects, governance and administrative support will be needed. The type of...

Information security

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Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 22 Jun 2016
Information security underpins the commercial viability and profitability of enterprises of all sizes and the effectiveness of public sector...

An introduction to information security

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Advanced level Duration 55 hours Updated 31 May 2016
Headline news scares about stolen or missing data are becoming a frequent occurrence. This free course, An introduction to information security,...

Managing Complexity: A Systems Approach

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Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 16 May 2016
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...

Systems practice: Managing sustainability

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Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 05 May 2016
This free course, Systems practice: Managing sustainability, introduces ways in which systems thinking can help support processes of decision...

Successful IT systems

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Advanced level Duration 9 hours Updated 19 Apr 2016
Information technology (IT) systems are a critical part of our world, in business and the public and voluntary sectors. They are often highly...

Software and the law

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Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 15 Apr 2016
In this free course, Software and the law, you'll look at the laws relevant to software and its use, taking a global perspective. ...

Data and processes in computing

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Intermediate level Duration 14 hours Updated 08 Apr 2016
This free course, Data and processes in computing, will help you to understand the forms of data that are handled by software and look at the...

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Software engineering

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Software engineering Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 23 Sep 2016 Register by 13 Oct 2016
Explore the advanced concepts and techniques used throughout the software life cycle, for the effective production and management of large, complex...