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Diagramming for development 2: exploring interrelationships free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Digital & Computing

Diagramming for development 2: exploring interrelationships

Diagramming for development 2: exploring interrelationships, is a free course that introduces you to the diagramming techniques of Influence diagrams, Multiple Cause Diagrams and Cognitive Maps. Using a case study project based in Africa, this unit illustrates the powerful use of systems diagramming for international development management. This...

Free course
4 hrs
Diagramming for development 1: bounding realities free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Digital & Computing

Diagramming for development 1: bounding realities

Diagramming for development 1: bounding realities, is a free course that introduces you to the systems diagramming techniques of Rich pictures, Spray diagrams and Systems maps. Using a case study project based in Africa, the course illustrates the use of powerful use of systems diagramming for international development management. This is a ...

Free course
4 hrs
Tips for using a large language model article icon

Digital & Computing

Tips for using a large language model

How should you use Chat GPT and other language models for work, study and life? This article gives you eight top tips for using this sort of artificial intelligence.

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5 mins
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Digital & Computing

Large language models - the chatty computer

Chat GPT is a large language-model based chatbot but is the information it gives accurate? This article looks at the limitations of this advanced open artificial intelligence.

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5 mins
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Digital & Computing

From boom to bust: the AI winter

This article explains perceptrons and what this had to do with an AI hiatus from the late 1960s.

Article
5 mins
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Digital & Computing

A very brief history of AI

When was artificial intelligence (AI) first developed? This article looks at the first wave of AI - in particular ELIZA, one of the very first chatbots.

Article
5 mins
What are your chances during a zombie apocalypse? article icon

Digital & Computing

What are your chances during a zombie apocalypse?

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

Article
5 mins
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Education & Development

OpenLearn supports Get Online Week

Get Online Week is an annual campaign to support those who don’t have access to a device or data to get connected. It has helped hundreds of thousands of people to get online for the first time and improve their digital skills.

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5 mins
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Science, Maths & Technology

My career goal: digital

Your technical expertise and analytical precision could propel a cutting-edge digital career. You'll find a variety of relevant training resources as well as first-hand experiences of programmers and web developers on this page.

Article
20 mins
Social media - fake news, filter bubbles and sharing wisely! video icon

Education & Development

Social media - fake news, filter bubbles and sharing wisely!

Meet Frank and travel with him on his adventures through the (sometimes foggy) realms of social media. Explore sharing, filter bubbles and fake news- maybe you can learn from Frank's mistakes with the help of Josie Long.

Video
10 mins
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Digital & Computing

Free resources for a safer online experience

Safer Internet Day is celebrated on 7 February. We've pulled together some of our top FREE courses on cyber security, interactives on safe sharing and cyberbullying, and more content on fake news to mark this event.

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15 hrs 28 mins
Ministry of Sharing: Are you a safe sharer? activity icon

Digital & Computing

Ministry of Sharing: Are you a safe sharer?

Are you a model citizen or a menace to society when it comes to divulging personal details? Take the test from the Ministry of Sharing and find out whether you share too much information.

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10 mins