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Bitcoin: Fad or Future?

by Kirstin Gillon on 23.10.2014 11:17
That is the question posed in this year’s IT faculty’s annual lecture, which will take place on the 12 November. There’s been no shortage of hype and skepticism about Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. But I also sense...
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This was not the planned blog posting for this week – that has disappeared – along with everything else…!

The iPad crashed and had to be restored to a much earlier point....!
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I've just started the OU's Introduction to Cyber Security MOOC which lasts for the next 8 weeks (for about 3 hours a week). The course was supported by UK Government, and is free to access.

Partly this was to keep my skills up to date, partly to ...
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Feedback and suggestions to software houses are invaluable and welcome - and can make for a better product....Here are a few experiences in recent weeks.
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Hello all and welcome to this week’s Excel Tip of the Week!  This week we have a Bronze post in which we look at how to understand and work with dates in Excel.
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One of the recurrent themes that we hear in our discussions on cyber security with members, industry and government is the need for training. People generally are seen as the greatest risk, and the best way to mitigate that risk is to train them.

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The definition of a mobile app according to Wikipedia is a computer program designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices.

Depending where you look and how up to date the information is, but my research indicated over 7...