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  • Hacking under your skin? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Engin_Akyurt

    Hacking under your skin?

    By Mike Richards

    A Belgian research team have discovered a way to hack into medical implants.

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    19 Apr 2018

  • Hacking under your skin?

    Hacking under your skin? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Engin_Akyurt New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2018
    A Belgian research team have discovered a way to hack into medical implants.
  • Review: The Digital Academic - Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: geralt
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    18 Apr 2018

  • Review: The Digital Academic - Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

    Review: The Digital Academic - Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: geralt New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Apr 2018
    Eschewing the polarising perspectives that often characterise discussions of digital technologies in academia, The Digital Academic: Critical Perspectives on...
  • The house doesn't always win Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: fielperson

    The house doesn't always win

    By Mike Richards

    A short story to get Safe Computing started in its new home...

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    18 Apr 2018

  • The house doesn't always win

    The house doesn't always win Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: fielperson New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Apr 2018
    A short story to get Safe Computing started in its new home...
  • Foreign interference? Creative commons image Icon Maurizio Pesce under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Foreign interference?

    By Mike Richards

    On Monday, two stories appeared in the press about UK government concerns over foreign interference in...

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    17 Apr 2018

  • Foreign interference?

    Foreign interference? Creative commons image Icon Maurizio Pesce under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Apr 2018
    On Monday, two stories appeared in the press about UK government concerns over foreign interference in telecommunications equipment.
  • What do Europe's new data rules mean for children online? Creative commons image Icon Øyvind Holmstad under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    26 Feb 2018

  • What do Europe's new data rules mean for children online?

    What do Europe's new data rules mean for children online? Creative commons image Icon Øyvind Holmstad under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Feb 2018
    We're only weeks away from the General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR] coming into effect - and it's not entirely clear what it means for children. Sonia...
  • China and the internet Creative commons image Icon Cory Doctorow under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    China and the internet

    By John Perry Barlow

    John Perry Barlow's experiences suggest some in China are wary of the rapid change promised by the internet - but...

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    22 Feb 2018

  • China and the internet

    China and the internet Creative commons image Icon Cory Doctorow under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    John Perry Barlow's experiences suggest some in China are wary of the rapid change promised by the internet - but that doesn't mean it's a nation closed to...
  • Young people making their own media Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore - Flickr - CC BY-SA 2.0 under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Young people making their own media

    By Dr Naomi Holford

    The internet and social media have brought new opportunities for young people to tell their own stories, creating and...

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    22 Feb 2018

  • Young people making their own media

    Young people making their own media Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore - Flickr - CC BY-SA 2.0 under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    The internet and social media have brought new opportunities for young people to tell their own stories, creating and sharing their own material with the...
  • Exploring the digital world: a collection Creative commons image Icon JD Hancock under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Exploring the digital world: a collection

    From social media to the impact of screen time - academics from the OU and beyond explore the new worlds created by...

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    22 Feb 2018

  • Exploring the digital world: a collection

    Exploring the digital world: a collection Creative commons image Icon JD Hancock under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    From social media to the impact of screen time - academics from the OU and beyond explore the new worlds created by technology
  • Are mobile phones increasing health inequality in India? Creative commons image Icon CDC global under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Are mobile phones increasing health inequality in India?

    By Aisling Irwin

    The spread of mobile phone ownership has increased access to health information - for those that have them. But some...

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    22 Feb 2018

  • Are mobile phones increasing health inequality in India?

    Are mobile phones increasing health inequality in India? Creative commons image Icon CDC global under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    The spread of mobile phone ownership has increased access to health information - for those that have them. But some practitioners are worrying about those...
  • DRM explained Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    DRM explained

    By Ray Corrigan, John Perry Barlow

    The EFF's John Perry Barlow and Ray Corrigan of The Open University decry attempts to provide digital locks on...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    08 Feb 2018

  • DRM explained

    DRM explained Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2018
    The EFF's John Perry Barlow and Ray Corrigan of The Open University decry attempts to provide digital locks on content.

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  • IT in everyday life

    We now live in a global village where distance is no longer a barrier to commercial or social contact. This free course, IT in everyday life, will...

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    We now live in a global village where distance is no longer a barrier to...
  • An introduction to e-commerce and distributed applications

    What is e-commerce? This free course, An introduction to e-commerce and distributed applications, will look at typical application areas including...

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    What is e-commerce? This free course, An introduction to e-commerce and...
  • The database development life cycle

    No idea how relational database systems are constructed? Did you know that they underpin the majority of the managed data storage in computer...

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    No idea how relational database systems are constructed? Did you know that they...
  • Modelling object-oriented software – an introduction

    How do you model a software system? This free course, Modelling object-oriented software an introduction, will help you to work through the...

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    How do you model a software system? This free course, Modelling object-oriented...
  • Machines, minds and computers

    Computers are becoming smarter and may soon become intelligent. This free course, Machines, minds and computers, looks at what intelligence is, how...

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    Computers are becoming smarter and may soon become intelligent. This free course,...
  • Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction

    Life is full of risk. In this free course, Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction, 'risk' describes the...

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  • Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction

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    Life is full of risk. In this free course, Integrated safety, health and...
  • Presenting information

    Tables and charts are a great way to present numerical information in a clear and concise form. This free course, Presenting information, explains...

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  • Presenting information

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    Tables and charts are a great way to present numerical information in a clear and...
  • Natural intelligence

    One goal of artificial intelligence is to build machines that can operate in the real world, with all its noise and uncertainty. Much of what we...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    09 Jun 2017

  • Natural intelligence

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    One goal of artificial intelligence is to build machines that can operate in the...
  • Computers and computer systems

    Computers and processors are ubiquitous in everyday life, and they're not only found in your PC. This free course, Computers and computer systems,...

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  • Computers and computer systems

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    Computers and processors are ubiquitous in everyday life, and they're not only...
  • 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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  • Crossing the boundary - analogue universe, digital worlds

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