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What do I need to know about Heartbleed?

What do I need to know about Heartbleed? 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

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Terminal Cities Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
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

Richard Feynman: bongo playing Nobel laureate 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,...

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

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

OU on the BBC: The Challenger 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

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Mike Lynch on spotting transformative technology Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
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

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Leslie Budd on... technofear Copyrighted image Copyright: Cathykeifer | Dreamstime.com
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

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Liz Hartnett on... IT disasters Copyrighted image Copyright: opacity under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
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

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Evan Davis on... language 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?

Should robots have rights? 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.