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What are your chances during a zombie apocalypse?

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Updated 23 Sep 2014
According to mathematics we'd all die in a zombie apocalypse but nature and computer science offer us more optimistic outcomes. 

Three ways your personal photos are vulnerable to hackers

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Sep 2014
Leaked nude snaps from the likes of Jennifer Lawrence's iCloud stresses how vulnerable our personal photos are to hacking. In light of this, how...

The Jewels of Heuro

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Updated 26 Aug 2014
Algorithms make the world go round. Can you master them to capture the fabled Jewels of Heuro and escape the Temple of Algoritmo alive?

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Computers and computer systems

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Intermediate level Duration 20 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
Computers and processors are ubiquitous in everyday life, and they're not only found in your PC. This unit introduces the different parts of...

Representing and manipulating data in computers

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Intermediate level Duration 20 hours Updated 30 Jun 2011
Computers are all around us: in cars, kitchen scales, digital cameras, etc. But how do they store the data they hold? This unit will help you to...

Visualisation: Visual representations of data and information

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Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 15 Jun 2011
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...

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Software engineering

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Masters level Duration 300 hours Updated 23 Oct 2014 Register by 17 Oct 2014
Explore the advanced concepts and techniques used throughout the software life cycle, for the effective production and management of large, complex...