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After Manchester: The strength of the city article icon

Digital & Computing

After Manchester: The strength of the city

Even as it coped with the shock, Manchester and its people displayed their strength of character. Caroline Cheetham tells how a Northern city rallied in the streets, and on social media.

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5 mins
If Wannacry caused so much disruption, how come it raised so little money? article icon

Digital & Computing

If Wannacry caused so much disruption, how come it raised so little money?

Hundreds of thousands of computers locked across the globe - but Wannacry raised less than other ransomware attacks. Bill Buchanan explains why.

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5 mins
Learning to swim in murky seas: Exploitation of the Electorate via Social Media article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Learning to swim in murky seas: Exploitation of the Electorate via Social Media

Learn psychological self-defence and start resisting the dark arts of political communication, in Volker Patent’s second article on Brexit and the General Election

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10 mins
Has media literacy become self-destructive? article icon

Education & Development

Has media literacy become self-destructive?

Danah Boyd, founder of Data & Society, asks if American society has become too distrustful of experts

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5 mins
Should the NHS have been better prepared for the cyber-highwaymen? article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Should the NHS have been better prepared for the cyber-highwaymen?

The Wannacry malware attack which locked down vital systems throughout much of the NHS on Friday was preventable, explains Conor Deane-McKenna.

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5 mins
How the ZX Spectrum and ZX81 shaped Frank Sidebottom article icon

History & The Arts

How the ZX Spectrum and ZX81 shaped Frank Sidebottom

Rhys James Jones traces the legendary Frank Sidebottom's roots back to the early days of home computing. (When "computing" was a thing you did, and doing it at home was especially noteworthy.)

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5 mins
Why are many African governments wary of social media? article icon

Society, Politics & Law

Why are many African governments wary of social media?

Much as in Europe, governments in Africa are nervous about how social media might influence the population. Charlotte Cross explores an difficult relationship.

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5 mins
Porn licensing isn't the answer article icon

Digital & Computing

Porn licensing isn't the answer

The UK government thinks children can be protected from web porn by building barriers. Good luck with that, says Andrew Smith.

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5 mins
Reporting in the fog of an attack article icon

History & The Arts

Reporting in the fog of an attack

As Channel 4 News showed following the Westminster attacks, it can be easy for even the best journalists to slip up covering a fast-moving story. 

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5 mins
What's up with Whatsapp - and should we weaken its security? article icon

Digital & Computing

What's up with Whatsapp - and should we weaken its security?

Following the murders in Westminster, UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd appeared to demand that Whatsapp and other messaging systems provide government with a backdoor to listen in. But how does Whatsapp keep users' secrets - and should we be telling them to stop?

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5 mins
Hound hub article icon

History & The Arts

Hound hub

Love labradors? Potty about poodles? Explore the Hound hub to find out more about our furry friends.

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5 mins
Beachbrains article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Beachbrains

Ever tried to picture how many neurons we have inside our brain but can't envisage it? Use this busy beach analogy to help you understand the brain: 

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10 mins