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Systems explained by Humberto Maturana video icon

Money & Business 

Systems explained by Humberto Maturana

In May 2021, Humberto Maturana, a Chilean Biologist, died aged 92. In these videos he explains the differences between information transfer within biological and non-biological systems.

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1 hr
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Successful IT systems free course icon Level

Science, Maths & Technology 

Successful IT systems

Information technology (IT) systems are a critical part of our world, in business and the public and voluntary sectors. They are often highly complex and interconnected combinations of technology, organisations and people. Success and failure of IT systems can be seen in many different settings. Many are highly successful; others fail, sometimes spectacularly. This free course focuses on success, to help you understand what is meant by a successful IT system.

Free course
9 hrs
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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.

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How India reacted to Sundar Pichai's new role at Google - and what will he do? article icon

Science, Maths & Technology 

How India reacted to Sundar Pichai's new role at Google - and what will he do?

Indian-born Sundar Pichai has been appointed CEO at Google. How did India react to the news? Like anything, with jokes and Wikipedia edit wars.

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Bang Goes the Theory 8: Episode 3 - Big Data article icon

TV, Radio & Events 

Bang Goes the Theory 8: Episode 3 - Big Data

This week on Bang: How is Big Data changing our world and how safe is our data?

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Money & Business 

Mobile Africa

Michael Joseph, Managing Director of Mobile Money at Vodafone, discusses how mobile phone technology is contributing to major developments in Africa.

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TV, Radio & Events 

Give an hour and help someone go digital

On 30 October, the clocks go back and everyone in the UK has an extra hour. Why not use this hour to transform someone’s life by helping them get online? Use the links below to help them.

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Mike Norris on the opportunity in the wrong place, wrong time audio icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Mike Norris on the opportunity in the wrong place, wrong time

 "To get the authorisation, you had to have a shop front..."

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5 mins
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Hollywood Highlights: The Social Network article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Hollywood Highlights: The Social Network

In 2004, during his sophomore year at Harvard, Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook. In summer 2010 there were 500 million active users. 'The Social Network' tells the story of an idea that would go on to revolutionise the way people communicate; along with the inevitable controversies. So what makes social networking so important?

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Liz Hartnett on... IT disasters audio icon

Money & Business 

Liz Hartnett on... IT disasters

Research student Liz Hartnett looks at IT methodologies and why people are often the key to getting things done.

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5 mins
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TV, Radio & Events 

The Bottom Line - Growing, growing, gone

Evan Davis is joined by three top guests to talk about organic growth and information technology disasters.

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Jane Morgan's story

Explore the personal side of climate change with Jane Morgan's diary entry.

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