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The Switch tells us a lot about Nintendo video icon

Science, Maths & Technology

The Switch tells us a lot about Nintendo

Nintendo's new console, the Switch, makes perfect sense in light of the company's history, says Brendan Cassidy.

Video
5 mins
What is inclusive design and how are Microsoft using it to make the XBox better? video icon

Science, Maths & Technology

What is inclusive design and how are Microsoft using it to make the XBox better?

In this short video, Microsoft's XBox team explain how they used inclusive design to improve everyone's social gaming experience.

Video
5 mins
How is the internet helping ensure parliamentary accountability in Bangladesh? article icon

Digital & Computing

How is the internet helping ensure parliamentary accountability in Bangladesh?

Although Bangladeshi MPs are slow to adopt Facebook and other methods of directy communication with constituents, a new service is closing the gap between representatives and the people.

Article
5 mins
Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record? article icon

History & The Arts

Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record?

When the President deletes a tweet, he's wiping out material of value to historians. Potentially. Shontavia Johnson explains what's at risk.

Article
5 mins
Can we overcome cyber-fatigue to secure ourselves online? article icon

Digital & Computing

Can we overcome cyber-fatigue to secure ourselves online?

Richard Forno says focusing on short-term fixes might make us too exhausted to shape a long term solution to the challenges of cybersecurity.

Article
5 mins
Is Tinder changing the way the world dates? article icon

Society, Politics & Law

Is Tinder changing the way the world dates?

Research suggests that - far from taking the anxiety out of dating - apps like Tinder introduce a new set of worries.

Article
5 mins
What happens when you fall ill on a plane? video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

What happens when you fall ill on a plane?

If you get sick during a plane flight, the doctors treating you will most likely be thousands of miles away. 

Video
2 mins
Fake news, filter bubbles and Facebook article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Fake news, filter bubbles and Facebook

Who's to blame for the rapid spread of fake news in social media site Facebook?

Article
10 mins
What is a password manager - and should I be using one? article icon

Digital & Computing

What is a password manager - and should I be using one?

Password managers can make keeping track of your online security a little easier. But are the downsides to using them?

Article
5 mins
Why is the UK government proposing to bring 1950s values to online pornography? article icon

Society, Politics & Law

Why is the UK government proposing to bring 1950s values to online pornography?

New proposals to outlaw material on the internet mean 1950s standards are going to be applied in 2016, explains Dr Samantha Pegg. Note that this article contrains frank descriptions of sexual activity.

Article
5 mins
Attacked but not hacked: How secure was the US election? article icon

Society, Politics & Law

Attacked but not hacked: How secure was the US election?

Fears that hackers might try and alter figures at the ballot boxes were unfounded - but that doesn't mean the US democratic process didn't come under exteme strrain, believes Richard Forno.

Article
5 mins
Taxes and privacy: A tech business reading list audio icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Taxes and privacy: A tech business reading list

Tax judgements, privacy concerns, wonky algorithms, Labour's digital plans and antitrust worries. OpenLearn brings you a quick guide to a busy day of technology stories.

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5 mins