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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?

How can governments ensure their cybersecurity is strong? Creative commons image Tom Gill under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
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: 4th November 2015

OpenLearn Live: 4th November 2015 Creative commons image Ferrous Büller under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
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.

Are NHS-recommended mental health apps actually doing any good?

Are NHS-recommended mental health apps actually doing any good? Creative commons image Sebastiaan ter Burg under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2015
The NHS has endorsed a number of apps promising better mental health. Trouble is, says Simon Leigh, there's no real evidence they can deliver.

Do people need Peeple?

Do people need Peeple? Copyright free image Copyright free: Couples by Olessya
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Oct 2015
Assuming it's not all some marketing prank, the Peeple app looks set to create a new way for people to be mean to each other. Ansgar Koene says you...

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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,...

The database development life cycle

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Advanced level Duration 12 hours Updated 06 Mar 2014
No idea how relational database systems are constructed? Did you know that they underpin the majority of the managed data storage in computer...

An introduction to e-commerce and distributed applications

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Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 11 Dec 2013
What is e-commerce? This free course, An introduction to e-commerce and distributed applications, will look at typical application areas including...

Living with the internet: learning online

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Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 09 Dec 2013
Learning online is one of the great advantages of information technology. This free course, Living with the internet: learning online, will help...

ICTs: Information

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Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 08 Jul 2013
BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN we live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This free course, ICTs: Information, will look at how...

Presenting information

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Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 08 Jul 2013
Tables and charts are a great way to present numerical information in a clear and concise form. This free course, Presenting information, explains...

ICTs: e-government

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Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 08 Jul 2013
www.....gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this free course, ICTs: e-government,...

ICTs: Technology news

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Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 08 Jul 2013
To develop as an independent, confident learner you will need to learn the study skills involved in reading articles, taking notes and summarising...

Introducing ICT systems

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Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 08 Jul 2013
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) systems now dominate our everyday lives. This free course, Introducing ICT systems, will explain...

ICTs: device to device communication

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Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 08 Jul 2013
Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet WiFi are they terms that mean nothing to you? ICTs: device to device communication, is a free course...