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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 16 Dec 2008
Mike Richards takes a detailed look at the complex world of Internet censorship

Saving time and pennies: Comparison websites considered

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Saving time and pennies: Comparison websites considered Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Dec 2008
Martyn Hocking from Which? magazine looks at the advantages of price comparison sites. Can you trust the sites to always find the best deal - and...

Weighing up the options: How comparison sites power the consumer

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Weighing up the options: How comparison sites power the consumer Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Dec 2008
Dr. Gabriel Reedy explains the positive impact price comparison sites have had on the consumer

Getting a good deal

Getting a good deal Creative commons image Credit: HK-DMZ under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Dec 2008
Price comparison sites can take the strain out of shopping in more ways than one, as Gabriel Reedy discovers first hand

Has Sony killed the book as we know it?

Has Sony killed the book as we know it? Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Sep 2008
Mike Richards suggests that eBooks have some way to go before the printed page is doomed

Online branding: why all the silly names?

Online branding: why all the silly names? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Sep 2008
Many on-line services, such as Yahoo!, Egg and Amazon, have names that seem to be completely unrelated to the service on offer: so why do...

Death in the age of the Internet

Death in the age of the Internet Copyrighted image Credit: Photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Aug 2008
We all lead digital lives now - but does that online archive of our doings mean we'll also have a digital afterlife?

The information economy

The information economy Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Aug 2008
The Open Minds programme explores the information economy.

That geek was my boss: a view from inside Microsoft

That geek was my boss: a view from inside Microsoft Creative commons image Credit: By Dunechaser via Flickr under Creative Commons licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Jun 2008
A ‘heady and exciting time’ to be working for Microsoft in the late 90s – and you could say ‘that geek was my boss’.

Which way for digital democracy?

Which way for digital democracy? Creative commons image Credit: Donvanone under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jun 2008
Ivan Horrocks asks whether social networking has distanced people from real world politics.