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Do Christmas lights interfere with your wifi signal? article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Do Christmas lights interfere with your wifi signal?

Beware: Britain's communication regulator warns that your twinkling festive lights might be blocking your wifi signal. Really? Andrew Smith explains why it shouldn't keep you awake worrying...

Article
5 mins
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Nature & Environment

Reduce e-waste through donating old computer devices

Reduce, reuse, recycle. Reduce means reducing your use of items that lead to waste. Since 2000, amounts of e-waste have grown from 20 million to 50 million tonnes per year.

Article
10 mins
60 Second Adventures in Artificial Intelligence video icon

Digital & Computing

60 Second Adventures in Artificial Intelligence

How does Artificial Intelligence (AI) work? How is AI used in science? All is explained these short animations narrated by David Mitchell. 

Video
10 mins
An introduction to computers and computer systems free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Digital & Computing

An introduction to computers and computer systems

This free course, An introduction to computers and computer systems, challenges how we view computers through the examples of processors in kitchen scales and digital cameras, as well as examining the work of art that, at heart, is a computer. You will also explore how computers are connected together to achieve even more than when working alone.

Free course
16 hrs
Boost your Business, Computing and IT Skills article icon

Digital & Computing

Boost your Business, Computing and IT Skills

Having the right skills will improve your career options. These FREE business and management, computing and IT courses from The Open University address the UK’s skills shortage and will open doors to better opportunities.

Article
5 mins
Decolonising computing? video icon

Digital & Computing

Decolonising computing?

What might it mean to decolonise computing? Mustafa Ali explores in this article.

Video
15 mins
Straen a phryder yn yr oes ddigidol: Ochr dywyll technoleg article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Straen a phryder yn yr oes ddigidol: Ochr dywyll technoleg

Pam bod technoleg newydd yn gwneud i lawer ohonom deimlo’n bryderus a dan straen? Mae Dr Gini Harrison a Dr Mathijs Lucassen yn edrych ar y pum prif ffactor sy’n achosi straen:

Article
10 mins
Sut mae rheoli straen ddigidol technoleg article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Sut mae rheoli straen ddigidol technoleg

Sut gallwn ni osgoi’r straen a’r pryder sy’n gysylltiedig â’r oes ddigidol? Mae gan Dr Gini Harrison a Dr Mathijs Lucassen bum awgrym i ni...

Article
10 mins
Gamified Intelligent Cyber Aptitude and Skills Training (GICAST) free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Digital & Computing

Gamified Intelligent Cyber Aptitude and Skills Training (GICAST)

This free course, Gamified Intelligent Cyber Aptitude and Skills Training (GICAST), will help you to understand online security and start to protect your digital life, whether at home or work. You will learn how to recognise the threats that could harm you online and the steps you can take to reduce the chances that they will happen to you.

Free course
24 hrs
Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Digital & Computing

Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world

This free course, Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world, will develop your confidence and skills for life online, whether study, work or everyday life. It explores a range of digital skills and practices, including digital identity, digital well-being, staying safe and legal, finding and using information and online tools, and dealing ...

Free course
24 hrs
Introducing computing and IT free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Digital & Computing

Introducing computing and IT

This free course, Introducing computing and IT, provides a general overview of how digital technologies have come to dominate virtually every aspect of the modern world and some guidance on how to prepare for this digital life. It raises awareness of the importance of data security and online safety. It also provides an explanation of the ...

Free course
10 hrs
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Digital & Computing

Digital thinking tools for better decision making

Ever since the very beginning of humanity, tools have played a pivotal role in who we are and what we do. Tools for recording, processing and communicating information have a time-honoured history – from the clay tokens used in Mesopotamia to mechanical calculating machines. The invention of the digital computer has boosted the scale, speed and ...

Free course
24 hrs