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Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century
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This unit was written by John Woodthorpe (Sections 1–4) and Kevin Waugh (Section 5).

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Spencer Kelly

On-screen contributors:

Dr Darien Graham-Smith, PC Pro Magazine

Dr Parisa Eslambolchilar, Swansea University

Steve Cutler, Technical Marketing Manager, Intel Corporation

With thanks to:

PC Pro Magazine

Intel Corporation

Alistair Kemp, PR Manager, Business and Technology, Intel UK

Mick Bennett


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