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  • What do I need to know about Heartbleed?

    By Ray Corrigan

    There's a lot of advice and confusion about the Heartbleed security flaw - what do you need to know? And what do you...

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    Updated on:

    11 Apr 2014

  • What do I need to know about Heartbleed?

    What do I need to know about Heartbleed? Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image The Open University; original logo copyright Heartbleed.com under Creative-Commons license
    Updated 11 Apr 2014
    There's a lot of advice and confusion about the Heartbleed security flaw - what do you need to know? And what do you need to do?
  • Terminal Cities

    By Professor Simon Bell

    Everyone wants to be able to go everywhere, but no-one wants the Terminal City near them. Simon Bell discusses the...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jun 2013

  • Terminal Cities

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Jun 2013
    Everyone wants to be able to go everywhere, but no-one wants the Terminal City near them. Simon Bell discusses the paradox of modern air travel.
  • Richard Feynman: bongo playing Nobel laureate

    By Dr Tony Nixon

    Richard Feynman: theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate, educator, practical joker, bongo player, shameless self...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Mar 2013

  • Richard Feynman: bongo playing Nobel laureate

    Richard Feynman: bongo playing Nobel laureate Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Fermilab under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Updated 05 Mar 2013
    Richard Feynman: theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate, educator, practical joker, bongo player, shameless self-publicist, polymath, or simply, genius;...
  • Evidence, oversight and regulation - not to be messed with?

    By Dr Ivan Horrocks

    What have we learnt from the organisational and managerial failures of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster?

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Mar 2013

  • Evidence, oversight and regulation - not to be messed with?

    Evidence, oversight and regulation - not to be messed with? Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image NASA under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Updated 05 Mar 2013
    What have we learnt from the organisational and managerial failures of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster?
  • OU on the BBC: The Challenger

    A new drama follows acclaimed scientist Richard Feynman’s search for the truth in the wake of the NASA...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Mar 2013

  • OU on the BBC: The Challenger

    OU on the BBC: The Challenger Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 05 Mar 2013
    A new drama follows acclaimed scientist Richard Feynman’s search for the truth in the wake of the NASA Challenger disaster.
  • Mike Lynch on spotting transformative technology

    By Mike Lynch, Dr Matthew Hinton

    Mike Lynch uses an example from the legal system to explain how to spot the technology that can change your business.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jul 2011

  • Mike Lynch on spotting transformative technology

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jul 2011
    Mike Lynch uses an example from the legal system to explain how to spot the technology that can change your business.
  • Leslie Budd on... technofear

    By Dr Leslie Budd

    Leslie Budd suggests that whichever sort of web is causing fear, the approach should be the same.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jul 2010

  • Leslie Budd on... technofear

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jul 2010
    Leslie Budd suggests that whichever sort of web is causing fear, the approach should be the same.
  • Liz Hartnett on... IT disasters

    By Liz Hartnett

    Research student Liz Hartnett looks at IT methodologies and why people are often the key to getting things done.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jun 2010

  • Liz Hartnett on... IT disasters

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jun 2010
    Research student Liz Hartnett looks at IT methodologies and why people are often the key to getting things done.
  • Evan Davis on... language

    By Evan Davis

    The Bottom Line’s Evan Davis looks into the future of language and how technology could transform worldwide...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Nov 2009

  • Evan Davis on... language

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    Evan Davis on... language Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Nov 2009
    The Bottom Line’s Evan Davis looks into the future of language and how technology could transform worldwide business.
  • Should robots have rights?

    By Dr Tony Hirst

    The issue "should robots have rights?" opened proceedings at a Walking With Robots (WWR) dialogue event.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Apr 2007

  • Should robots have rights?

    Should robots have rights? Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image erin m under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Apr 2007
    The issue "should robots have rights?" opened proceedings at a Walking With Robots (WWR) dialogue event.