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  • China and the internet

    By John Perry Barlow

    John Perry Barlow's experiences suggest some in China are wary of the rapid change promised by the internet - but that doesn't mean it's a nation closed to innovation.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Feb 2018

  • China and the internet

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    John Perry Barlow's experiences suggest some in China are wary of the rapid change promised by the internet - but that doesn't mean it's a nation closed to...
  • Young people making their own media

    By Dr Naomi Holford

    The internet and social media have brought new opportunities for young people to tell their own stories, creating and sharing their own material with the world.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Feb 2018

  • Young people making their own media

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    The internet and social media have brought new opportunities for young people to tell their own stories, creating and sharing their own material with the...
  • Exploring the digital world: a collection

    From social media to the impact of screen time - academics from the OU and beyond explore the new worlds created by technology

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Feb 2018

  • Exploring the digital world: a collection

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    From social media to the impact of screen time - academics from the OU and beyond explore the new worlds created by technology
  • Are mobile phones increasing health inequality in India?

    By Aisling Irwin

    The spread of mobile phone ownership has increased access to health information - for those that have them. But some practitioners are worrying about those left behind, reports Aisling Irwin.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Feb 2018

  • Are mobile phones increasing health inequality in India?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    The spread of mobile phone ownership has increased access to health information - for those that have them. But some practitioners are worrying about those...
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    DRM explained

    By Ray Corrigan, John Perry Barlow

    The EFF's John Perry Barlow and Ray Corrigan of The Open University decry attempts to provide digital locks on content.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Feb 2018

  • DRM explained

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2018
    The EFF's John Perry Barlow and Ray Corrigan of The Open University decry attempts to provide digital locks on content.
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    Social media - fake news, filter bubbles and sharing wisely!

    By Dr Philip Seargeant, Dr Caroline Tagg

    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.

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    Updated on:

    05 Feb 2018

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

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    Social media - fake news, filter bubbles and sharing wisely! Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 05 Feb 2018
    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...
  • Has Twitter's role as a political influence been overstated?

    By Naomi Barnes, Huw Davies

    We are told that Twitter is the new public sphere, the place where we hold government accountable, encourage diverse voices, and provide resources for public benefit like education, healthcare, and welfare. Using the #metoo campaign as a case...

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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    29 Jan 2018

  • Has Twitter's role as a political influence been overstated?

    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Jan 2018
    We are told that Twitter is the new public sphere, the place where we hold government accountable, encourage diverse voices, and provide resources for public...
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    Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst?

    One view of the rising cryptocurrency Bitcoin: The numbers suggest it is over-valued and due a correction.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jan 2018

  • Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2018
    One view of the rising cryptocurrency Bitcoin: The numbers suggest it is over-valued and due a correction.
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    Updated on:

    17 Jan 2018

  • How can we say Bitcoin is overvalued when we don't know how to value it?

    How can we say Bitcoin is overvalued when we don't know how to value it? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: manfredrichter
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Jan 2018
    One view of the rising cryptocurrency: We can't say it's a bubble when we don't really understand the value of the currency.
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    Ministry of Sharing: Are you a safe sharer?

    By Arosha Bandara

    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

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jan 2018

  • Ministry of Sharing: Are you a safe sharer?

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Jan 2018
    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...
  • Spectre and Meltdown: What do you need to know about the chip security flaws?

    The discovery of a security problem with chips in desktops, laptops, phones and tablets is a major headache for IT security, says Siraj Ahmed Shaikh.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jan 2018

  • Spectre and Meltdown: What do you need to know about the chip security flaws?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jan 2018
    The discovery of a security problem with chips in desktops, laptops, phones and tablets is a major headache for IT security, says Siraj Ahmed Shaikh.
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    How did Facebook likes help Labour at the ballot box?

    By Matt Walsh

    The 2017 election saw a stronger than foreseen performance by the Labour Party. Matt Walsh explains how Labour’s Facebook success played out, heralding the party’s overall campaign performance. GE2017 was a numbers game: by achieving very high...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Dec 2017

  • How did Facebook likes help Labour at the ballot box?

    How did Facebook likes help Labour at the ballot box? Creative commons image Icon Facebook images copyright respective parties under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    The 2017 election saw a stronger than foreseen performance by the Labour Party. Matt Walsh explains how Labour’s Facebook success played out, heralding the...
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    The power of learning analytics to give students (and teachers) what they want!

    By Professor Bart Rienties

    Join us at the Berrill Theatre and online on Tuesday 30 January 2018, 6-7pm for the Inaugural Lecture of Professor Bart Rienties, in which he will talk about the power of learning analytics in teaching and learning.

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    Updated on:

    19 Dec 2017

  • The power of learning analytics to give students (and teachers) what they want!

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    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 19 Dec 2017
    Join us at the Berrill Theatre and online on Tuesday 30 January 2018, 6-7pm for the Inaugural Lecture of Professor Bart Rienties, in which he will talk...
  • How is identity data creating headaches for large companies?

    Increasingly the costs and risks of holding data are turning toxic for businesses. Bhargav Mitra and Robert McCausland explain why.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Dec 2017

  • How is identity data creating headaches for large companies?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Dec 2017
    Increasingly the costs and risks of holding data are turning toxic for businesses. Bhargav Mitra and Robert McCausland explain why.
  • How Trump tweets

    Writing shortly after Donald Trump assumed office, Dr John Jewell observed that a new role hadn't changed the President's social media behaviour.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Nov 2017

  • How Trump tweets

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Nov 2017
    Writing shortly after Donald Trump assumed office, Dr John Jewell observed that a new role hadn't changed the President's social media behaviour.
  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success?

    By Carsten Sørensen, Will Venters

    A visit to the Huawei campus finds a company open to naps in the office but against bombast. It's a formula that appears to be working.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Nov 2017

  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    A visit to the Huawei campus finds a company open to naps in the office but against bombast. It's a formula that appears to be working.
  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    By Edward George, Helena Vieira

    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and digital strategy across African markets.

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Nov 2017

  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Nov 2017
    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and digital strategy across African markets.
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    A taste of digital management from OpenLearn

    Interested in business management, technology management or computing and IT? You're in the right place - here's just a taste of materials you can explore here, now, for free on OpenLearn.

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    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    05 Oct 2017

  • A taste of digital management from OpenLearn

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    Advanced level Updated 05 Oct 2017
    Interested in business management, technology management or computing and IT? You're in the right place - here's just a taste of materials you can explore...
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    Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets. Loizos Heracleous explores Apple's thinking.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2017

  • Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets. Loizos Heracleous explores Apple's...
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Sep 2017

  • Can I use 'we' and 'I' in my essay? Introducing corpus linguistics

    Can I use 'we' and 'I' in my essay? Introducing corpus linguistics Creative commons image Icon Emanuele Rosso under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Sep 2017
    An introduction to using a corpus to get answers in linguistics.
  • Using digital tools to save languages

    By Subhashish Panigrahi

    Subhashish Panigrahi explains what he learned while documenting the language of his own community.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2017

  • Using digital tools to save languages

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2017
    Subhashish Panigrahi explains what he learned while documenting the language of his own community.
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    How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates

    By Andrew V Papachristos, Chris M Smith

    In new research which studies the social relationships of organized crime in Chicago in the 1920s, Chris M. Smith and Andrew V. Papachristos were able to take advantage ofthe availability of thousands of notes and documents on Al Capone’s criminal...

    Read now: How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates about Managing projects through people

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates

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    In new research which studies the social relationships of organized crime in Chicago in the 1920s, Chris M. Smith and Andrew V. Papachristos were able to...
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    What happens to the poorest in a cashless society?

    The race to contactless transactions and virtual currency puts those with least at the most risk, warns Dana Kornberg

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Aug 2017

  • What happens to the poorest in a cashless society?

    What happens to the poorest in a cashless society? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: itkannan4u
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Aug 2017
    The race to contactless transactions and virtual currency puts those with least at the most risk, warns Dana Kornberg
  • What can emoji teach us about human civilization?

    By Dr Philip Seargeant

    Is emoji another example of the dumbing-down of our language and culture or is there a more educational purpose to the little pictures used to communicate?

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jul 2017

  • What can emoji teach us about human civilization?

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 18 Jul 2017
    Is emoji another example of the dumbing-down of our language and culture or is there a more educational purpose to the little pictures used to communicate?
  • Thoroughly Modern Millennials

    By Steve Woods

    How do Millennials want to learn? Does their use of new technologies require a more contemporary educational system?

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jul 2017

  • Thoroughly Modern Millennials

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 13 Jul 2017
    How do Millennials want to learn? Does their use of new technologies require a more contemporary educational system?

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    60 Second Adventures in Artificial Intelligence

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

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

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    03 Mar 2021

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  • Straen a phryder yn yr oes ddigidol: Ochr dywyll technoleg

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    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:

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  • How can we stop science, engineering and technology losing talented women?

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    Is money tight? Save some cash by spending less on your computer: discover five ways to use free software

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  • Timeline: The History of Technology and Silicon Valley

    By Dr Neil Smith, Dr Peter Bloom

    Who created the computer? What was the first video game? When did Apple first make $1bn? When was Facebook founded? Get the answers in our interactive timeline.

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    The Jewels of Heuro

    By Dr Michel Wermelinger

    Algorithms make the world go round. Can you master them to capture the fabled Jewels of Heuro and escape the Temple of Algoritmo alive?

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    Whether in the public or private sector, it is the value invested in the...

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