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Eric King and Bill Binney: Some thoughts on their interview

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Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 20 Jan 2016
The OU's Ray Corrigan offers his views on the recent interview between Eric King and NSA whistleblower Bill Binney - and what it means from a...

Some of all human knowledge: Wikipedia at 15

Some of all human knowledge: Wikipedia at 15 Creative commons image Lane Hartwell for the Wikimedia Foundation under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Jan 2016
Wikipedia has grown into the world's go-to source for information. This raises more problems than just a few missing citations...

OpenLearn Live: 11th January 2016

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jan 2016
Reaction and context following the death of David Bowie - including his influence on the net and financial markets; plus who is entering the public...

How can governments ensure their cybersecurity is strong?

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Jan 2016
The state government of Michigan has adopted a response to potential digital attacks that provide a useful model, explains Brian Nussbaum.

OpenLearn Live: 17th December 2015

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Dec 2015
The man who waved his arms and invented an internet. Then more free learning through the day.

OpenLearn Live: 5th November 2015

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Nov 2015
The dog who uncovered an amazing cave, and a very short introduction to Boolean logic. Then more free learning through the day.

OpenLearn Live: 4th November 2015

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Nov 2015
The four-legged mayor who outfoxed the Chinese - and a quick guide to the Investigatory Powers Bill. Then more free learning through the day.

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Introduction to computer forensics and investigations

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Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 08 Jan 2016
With a few easily available tools people can reveal the stored passwords on their computer and access previously deleted data. Learn about some of...

Visualisation: Visual representations of data and information

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Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 19 Aug 2015
Modern society is often referred to as 'the information society' - but how can we make sense of all the information we are bombarded with? In this...

Computers and computer systems

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Intermediate level Duration 20 hours Updated 27 Jul 2015
Computers and processors are ubiquitous in everyday life, and they're not only found in your PC. This free course, Computers and computer systems,...

An introduction to information security

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Advanced level Duration 55 hours Updated 13 Jul 2015
Headline news scares about stolen or missing data are becoming a frequent occurrence. This free course, An introduction to information security,...

ICTs in everyday life

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Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 29 Apr 2015
We now live in a global village where distance in no longer a barrier to commercial or social contact. This free course, ICTs in everyday life,...

Software development for enterprise systems

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Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 09 Dec 2014
Enterprise systems are software applications that automate and integrate all many of the key business processes of an organisation. With some...

An introduction to software development

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Advanced level Duration 6 hours Updated 16 Oct 2014
Software development is the practice of organising the design and construction of software, the beating heart of much technology fundamental to our...

Models and modelling

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Advanced level Duration 14 hours Updated 26 Sep 2014
Models are mechanisms for communication. This free course, Models and modelling, looks at what a model is and what the process of modelling is...

Diagramming for development 1 - Bounding realities

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Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 20 Aug 2014
Diagramming for development 1 - Bounding realities, is a free course that introduces you to the systems diagramming techniques of Rich pictures,...

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Software engineering

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Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 13 Feb 2016 Register by 30 Sep 2016
Explore the advanced concepts and techniques used throughout the software life cycle, for the effective production and management of large, complex...