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    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.

    Includes explicit content

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    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...
  • OpenLearn Live: 23rd November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    What's the Autumn Statement? Apollo 11's coder honoured. Plus learning & research from around the web across the day.

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    23 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 23rd November 2016

    Updated 23 Nov 2016
    What's the Autumn Statement? Apollo 11's coder honoured. Plus learning & research from around the web across the day.
  • Attacked but not hacked: How secure was the US election?

    By Dr Richard Forno

    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.

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    14 Nov 2016

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

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Nov 2016
    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...
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    OpenLearn Live: 2nd November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Did a soldier in France shoot a ghost dead? No. Plus: National Stress Day; firstcarquote and can poor sleep make you fatter? Learning and research from across the day.

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    Did a soldier in France shoot a ghost dead? No. Plus: National Stress Day; firstcarquote and can poor sleep make you fatter? Learning and research from...
  • Taxes and privacy: A tech business reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    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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    30 Aug 2016

  • Taxes and privacy: A tech business reading list

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    Tax judgements, privacy concerns, wonky algorithms, Labour's digital plans and antitrust worries. OpenLearn brings you a quick guide to a busy day of...
  • How are Snapchat filters allowing survivors of sexual assault tell their stories?

    By Vishal

    The ability to disguise yourself is allowing Indians to talk openly about the crimes they've been victims of - without having to reveal their identities.

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    23 Aug 2016

  • How are Snapchat filters allowing survivors of sexual assault tell their stories?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
    By Vishal
    The ability to disguise yourself is allowing Indians to talk openly about the crimes they've been victims of - without having to reveal their identities.
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    How can mobile technology help underpin reproductive rights?

    By Christabel Ligami

    The spread of mobile phone access is helping revolutionise the way data on family planning is being used and shared, reports Christabel Ligami

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    09 Aug 2016

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    The spread of mobile phone access is helping revolutionise the way data on family planning is being used and shared, reports Christabel Ligami
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    OpenLearn Live: 20th July 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The sociologist who suggested gender is a social structure; what DNS is when it's working; then more free learning across the day.

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    The sociologist who suggested gender is a social structure; what DNS is when it's working; then more free learning across the day.
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    OpenLearn Live: 12th July 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    A Scillian princess who became Empress consort of Brazil and everything you need to know about Pokemon Go Then more free learning through the day.

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    A Scillian princess who became Empress consort of Brazil and everything you need to know about Pokemon Go Then more free learning through the day.
  • Will a new European law mean YouTube has to monitor your uploads?

    By Daphne Keller

    New proposals from the European Commission could force some internet hosting sites to proactively monitor everything posted to their sites. Daphne Keller explores what's being suggested - and why it could be a huge problem.

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    01 Jun 2016

  • Will a new European law mean YouTube has to monitor your uploads?

    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Jun 2016
    New proposals from the European Commission could force some internet hosting sites to proactively monitor everything posted to their sites. Daphne Keller...
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    10 billion dollar companies that didn't exist 10 years ago

    To continue the celebrations around OpenLearn's 10th birthday, here's a list of ten billion dollar companies that didn't exist ten years ago. 

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    10 May 2016

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    To continue the celebrations around OpenLearn's 10th birthday, here's a list of ten billion dollar companies that didn't exist ten years ago. 
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    27 Apr 2016

  • We might end up being looked after by robots. How do we prepare for that?

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 27 Apr 2016
    As old age approaches, Geoff Watts confronts an inevitable future in the care of robots. But that doesn’t mean he likes it.
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    19 Apr 2016

  • Throwing light on research by South & Central American scientists

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    Latin American scientists are coming together to promote their work more widely. Felix Moronta explains how.
  • OpenLearn Live: 12th April 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The birth of commercial spam, and the customer services stars you probably don't even notice. Free learning from across the day.

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    12 Apr 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 12th April 2016

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    The birth of commercial spam, and the customer services stars you probably don't even notice. Free learning from across the day.
  • OpenLearn Live: 8th April 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The attempt to drag cassette tapes into the late 20th Century that unspooled. Then more free learning through the day.

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    08 Apr 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 8th April 2016

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    Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Apr 2016
    The attempt to drag cassette tapes into the late 20th Century that unspooled. Then more free learning through the day.
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    07 Apr 2016

  • Why has reaching the Chinese internet audience just got a little harder?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Apr 2016
    The Chinese State is tightening rules on how foreign organisations reach its citizens online. Oiwan Lam explains.
  • OpenLearn Live: 6th April 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    When Microsoft tried to take on the iPod. Twice. And how Beethoven wrote music he couldn't hear. Free learning from across the day.

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    06 Apr 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 6th April 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Apr 2016
    When Microsoft tried to take on the iPod. Twice. And how Beethoven wrote music he couldn't hear. Free learning from across the day.
  • OpenLearn Live: 5th April 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Rupert Murdoch's attempt to create an old-style, brand-new newspaper. Then more free learning across the day.

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    05 Apr 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 5th April 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Apr 2016
    Rupert Murdoch's attempt to create an old-style, brand-new newspaper. Then more free learning across the day.
  • OpenLearn Live: 4th April 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Making sense of the Panama Papers; and the handheld device that changed the way we live - although not straight away. Free learning from across the day.

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    04 Apr 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 4th April 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Apr 2016
    Making sense of the Panama Papers; and the handheld device that changed the way we live - although not straight away. Free learning from across the day.
  • OpenLearn Live: 7th March 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    A week in Dundee starts with the city churches; remembering the father of email.  Free learning from across the day.

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    07 Mar 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 7th March 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Mar 2016
    A week in Dundee starts with the city churches; remembering the father of email.  Free learning from across the day.
  • OpenLearn Live: 4th March 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Supercomputing never went away - it just got more and more super; and 100 years of Dada. Then more free learning across the day.

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    04 Mar 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 4th March 2016

    Updated 04 Mar 2016
    Supercomputing never went away - it just got more and more super; and 100 years of Dada. Then more free learning across the day.
  • How can Wikipedia Activism restore diversity to science?

    By Hilda Bastian

    Using Wikipedia to celebrate the achievements of the many scientists who aren't white men can help restore a sense of balance to science, says Hilda Bastian.

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    17 Feb 2016

  • How can Wikipedia Activism restore diversity to science?

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    Using Wikipedia to celebrate the achievements of the many scientists who aren't white men can help restore a sense of balance to science, says Hilda Bastian.
  • What are the security risks of living in a Smart City?

    By Professor Brian Nussbaum

    The internet of things brings numerous advantages as our towns and cities become smarter - but there are also security risks. Brian Nussbaum is reassured that we're already talking about the potential downsides.

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    17 Feb 2016

  • What are the security risks of living in a Smart City?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Feb 2016
    The internet of things brings numerous advantages as our towns and cities become smarter - but there are also security risks. Brian Nussbaum is reassured...
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    10 things from 2006 that didn't have the staying power of OpenLearn

    By The OpenLearn team

    In October 2016, OpenLearn will turn 10. To get the celebrations started, we look back at 10 trends from 2006 that didn't quite make it to 2016...

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    10 Feb 2016

  • 10 things from 2006 that didn't have the staying power of OpenLearn

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    In October 2016, OpenLearn will turn 10. To get the celebrations started, we look back at 10 trends from 2006 that didn't quite make it to 2016...
  • Eric King and Bill Binney: Some thoughts on their interview

    By Ray Corrigan

    The OU's Ray Corrigan offers his views on the recent interview between Eric King and NSA whistleblower Bill Binney - and what it means from a UK perspective.

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    20 Jan 2016

  • Eric King and Bill Binney: Some thoughts on their interview

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    The OU's Ray Corrigan offers his views on the recent interview between Eric King and NSA whistleblower Bill Binney - and what it means from a UK...

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    Crossing the boundary - analogue universe, digital worlds

    How does the computers peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour sound taste and touch This free course Crossing the boundary analogue universe digital worlds explores the way in which information in the form of text still and moving images and sound can cross the boundary from the analogue universe into a digital world

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    08 Nov 2018

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    How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our...
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    Data and processes in computing

    This free course Data and processes in computing will help you to understand the forms of data that are handled by software and look at the various processes that can be applied to the data These ideas are demonstrated through the use of a supermarket till and illustrate how simple data sets can be manipulated

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    This free course, Data and processes in computing, will help you to understand the...
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    The impact of technology on children's physical activity

    This free course The impact of technology on childrens physical activity explores the impact of technology on childrens physical activity levels It examines the different types of technology that children have access to and the ways in which they engage with it As part of this discussion this course looks at information from a range of different sources and evaluates this evidence to try and answer the question of whether technology is helping or hindering childrens physical activity levels

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    08 Aug 2018

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    This free course, The impact of technology on children's physical activity,...
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    Cyber Security

    By The OpenLearn team

    What is cyber security? What do we need to know to keep us safe?

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Aug 2018

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    What is cyber security? What do we need to know to keep us safe?
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    Software and the law

    In this free course Software and the law youll look at the laws relevant to software and its use taking a global perspective A major part of this course is devoted to intellectualproperty law the issue of who owns software and digital content and how that ownership can be protected using instruments like copyright and patents We also cover how contracts are used to formalise the relationship between purchasers and suppliers of software Finally we look at some of the laws that apply to information technology and software to ensure that organisations meet their responsibility of care towards employees customers and the general public

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    01 Aug 2018

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    In this free course, Software and the law, you'll look at the laws relevant to...
  • Are selfies a terrible thing?

    By Rose Capdevila, Dr Lisa Lazard

    Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the trend of arm's length self portraiture?

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    18 Jun 2018

  • Are selfies a terrible thing?

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    Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the trend of arm's length self portraiture?
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    Gender, IT and economic growth

    By Dr Parvati Raghuram

    Does gender matter to the world's fastest growing economies? Parvati Raghuram explores how the labour driving many Rising Powers is gendered.

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    14 Jun 2018

  • Gender, IT and economic growth

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    Does gender matter to the world's fastest growing economies? Parvati Raghuram explores how the labour driving many Rising Powers is gendered.
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    What are your views about technologies to support and assess writing skills?

    By Dr. Ale Okada

    We are inviting all students and professionals to present their views about technology-supported approaches to assessment in a two-step study.

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    05 Jun 2018

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    We are inviting all students and professionals to present their views about technology-supported approaches to assessment in a two-step study.
  • An introduction to interaction design

    From apps phones and business systems to wearables the Web and the Internet of Things interactive products have become part of everyday life But how can interactions be designed to best meet their purpose and offer good user experience This free course An introduction to interaction design explores this topic You will learn what interaction design is the importance of usercentred design with its goals and principles how interaction design focuses on the characteristics of the user their activities and environment and the core activities and methods of the interaction design process

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    05 Jun 2018

  • An introduction to interaction design

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    From apps, phones and business systems to wearables, the Web and the Internet of...
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    29 May 2018

  • Someone’s attacking our connection to the internet - part one

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 May 2018
    The innocent blinking lights on your router in the corner might not be so innocent after all...
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    How you can be more secure than the President

    By Mike Richards

    To keep your digital world protected, you don't need to build a border wall - just follow some good security housekeeping advice

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    23 May 2018

  • How you can be more secure than the President

    How you can be more secure than the President Creative commons image Icon ID 6995008 © Ahdrum | Dreamstime.com under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
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    To keep your digital world protected, you don't need to build a border wall - just follow some good security housekeeping advice
  • How to manage the digital-related stress of technology

    By Dr Gini Harrison, Dr Mathijs Lucassen

    How can we avoid the stress and anxiety associated with the digital age? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen give us five tips...

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    23 May 2018

  • How to manage the digital-related stress of technology

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 May 2018
    How can we avoid the stress and anxiety associated with the digital age? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen give us five tips...
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    Protocols in multi-service networks

    The internet like the telephone system which preceded it depends for its existence on communications networks This free course Protocols in multiservice networks examines these networks as the means of interconnecting devices so that twoway communication is possible Examining protocols like HTTP TCPIP and ATM as well as the OSI reference model it provides an overview of the topic for learners who have significant prior knowledge of the subject

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    16 May 2018

  • Protocols in multi-service networks

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    The internet, like the telephone system which preceded it, depends for its...
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    11 May 2018

  • Getting started with a Password Manager

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  • An introduction to web applications architecture

    This free course An introduction to web applications architecture provides an overview of the design and implementation of computer software that runs on web servers instead of those running solely on desktop computers laptops or mobile devices

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    03 May 2018

  • An introduction to web applications architecture

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    This free course, An introduction to web applications architecture, provides an...
  • Avoid being held to ransom by SamSam

    By Mike Richards

    The city of Atlanta was shut down by a ransomware attack - what should you do to avoid being a victim of similar attacks?

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    24 Apr 2018

  • Avoid being held to ransom by SamSam

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Apr 2018
    The city of Atlanta was shut down by a ransomware attack - what should you do to avoid being a victim of similar attacks?
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    Hacking under your skin?

    By Mike Richards

    A Belgian research team have discovered a way to hack into medical implants.

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    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2018

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    A Belgian research team have discovered a way to hack into medical implants.
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    Digital literacy: an OpenLearn collection

    Improve your digital skills, keep on top of ever-changing technology and prepare yourself to succeed in the digital world with our collection of free resources.

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    19 Apr 2018

  • Digital literacy: an OpenLearn collection

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    Improve your digital skills, keep on top of ever-changing technology and prepare yourself to succeed in the digital world with our collection of free...
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    IT in everyday life

    We now live in a global village where distance is no longer a barrier to commercial or social contact This free course IT in everyday life will enable you to gain an understanding of the information and communication technologies that drive our networked world and how they now permeate our everyday lives

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2018

  • IT in everyday life

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    We now live in a global village where distance is no longer a barrier to...
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    Review: The Digital Academic - Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

    By Dr Jessica Frawley

    Eschewing the polarising perspectives that often characterise discussions of digital technologies in academia, The Digital Academic: Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education, edited by Deborah Lupton, Inger Mewburn and Pat...

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    18 Apr 2018

  • Review: The Digital Academic - Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

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    On Monday, two stories appeared in the press about UK government concerns over foreign interference in telecommunications equipment.

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