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  • How did Facebook likes help Labour at the ballot box? Creative commons image Icon Facebook images copyright respective parties under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    How did Facebook likes help Labour at the ballot box?

    By Matt Walsh

    The 2017 election saw a stronger than foreseen performance by the Labour Party. Matt Walsh explains how Labour’s...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Nov 2017

  • How did Facebook likes help Labour at the ballot box?

    How did Facebook likes help Labour at the ballot box? Creative commons image Icon Facebook images copyright respective parties under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Nov 2017
    The 2017 election saw a stronger than foreseen performance by the Labour Party. Matt Walsh explains how Labour’s Facebook success played out, heralding the...
  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success? Creative commons image Icon Kārlis Dambrāns under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    02 Nov 2017

  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success?

    Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success? Creative commons image Icon Kārlis Dambrāns under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    A visit to the Huawei campus finds a company open to naps in the office but against bombast. It's a formula that appears to be working.
  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments Creative commons image Icon gabrielmillaire under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    By Edward George, Helena Vieira

    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Nov 2017

  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    Banks as utilities and the future of payments Creative commons image Icon gabrielmillaire under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Nov 2017
    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and digital strategy across African markets.
  • A taste of digital management from OpenLearn Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Blackout

    A taste of digital management from OpenLearn

    Interested in business management, technology management or computing and IT? You're in the right place - here's just...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    05 Oct 2017

  • A taste of digital management from OpenLearn

    A taste of digital management from OpenLearn Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Blackout
    Advanced level Updated 05 Oct 2017
    Interested in business management, technology management or computing and IT? You're in the right place - here's just a taste of materials you can explore...
  • Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: FranciscoFdez

    Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

    By Loizos Heracleous

    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    14 Sep 2017

  • Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

    Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: FranciscoFdez
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets. Loizos Heracleous explores Apple's...
  • Can I use 'we' and 'I' in my essay? Introducing corpus linguistics Creative commons image Icon Emanuele Rosso under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Sep 2017

  • Can I use 'we' and 'I' in my essay? Introducing corpus linguistics

    Can I use 'we' and 'I' in my essay? Introducing corpus linguistics Creative commons image Icon Emanuele Rosso under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Sep 2017
    An introduction to using a corpus to get answers in linguistics.
  • Using digital tools to save languages Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Subhashish Panigrahi

    Using digital tools to save languages

    By Subhashish Panigrahi

    Subhashish Panigrahi explains what he learned while documenting the language of his own community.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2017

  • Using digital tools to save languages

    Using digital tools to save languages Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Subhashish Panigrahi
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2017
    Subhashish Panigrahi explains what he learned while documenting the language of his own community.
  • How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain
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    25 Aug 2017

  • How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates

    How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    In new research which studies the social relationships of organized crime in Chicago in the 1920s, Chris M. Smith and Andrew V. Papachristos were able to...
  • Secrets of Silicon Valley Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tristan Quinn for the BBC

    Secrets of Silicon Valley

    Jamie Bartlett uncovers the dark reality behind Silicon Valley's glittering promise to build a better world.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    13 Aug 2017

  • Secrets of Silicon Valley

    Secrets of Silicon Valley Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tristan Quinn for the BBC
    Introductory level Updated 13 Aug 2017
    Jamie Bartlett uncovers the dark reality behind Silicon Valley's glittering promise to build a better world.
  • Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Ed Cave - Windfall Films

    Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots

    Could machines built to enhance our lives one day become our greatest rivals?

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    03 Aug 2017

  • Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots

    Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Ed Cave - Windfall Films
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Aug 2017
    Could machines built to enhance our lives one day become our greatest rivals?

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  • 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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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    09 Oct 2017

  • Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction

    Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 09 Oct 2017
    Life is full of risk. In this free course, Integrated safety, health and...
  • 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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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    08 Aug 2017

  • Machines, minds and computers

    Machines, minds and computers Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 08 Aug 2017
    Computers are becoming smarter and may soon become intelligent. This free course,...
  • 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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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Jul 2017

  • Presenting information

    Presenting information Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 28 Jul 2017
    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

    Natural intelligence Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 09 Jun 2017
    One goal of artificial intelligence is to build machines that can operate in the...
  • 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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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Apr 2017

  • Crossing the boundary - analogue universe, digital worlds

    Crossing the boundary - analogue universe, digital worlds Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 20 Apr 2017
    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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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    12 Jan 2017

  • Software and the law

    Software and the law Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: ollo / E+ / Getty Images
    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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    30 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    30 Sep 2016

  • Protocols in multi-service networks

    Protocols in multi-service networks Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    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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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2016

  • Internet of everything

    Internet of everything
    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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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2016

  • Managing virtual project teams

    Managing virtual project teams Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Rawpixel/iStockphoto.com
    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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    7 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    22 Aug 2016

  • Project governance and Project Management Office (PMO)

    Project governance and Project Management Office (PMO) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © iStock.com / Rawpixel
    Advanced level Duration 7 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    Whether a project is large or small, innovative or similar to other projects,...