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A-Level Computing: The Functions Of Operating Systems - YouTube

A Revision Powerpoint on: A-Level Computing: The Functions Of Operating Systems Contents: *The Main Features of Operating Systems: 0:07 *How interrupts are u...
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The numbers that keep our world afloat

The numbers that keep our world afloat | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
Stand-up mathematician Matt Parker explores the hidden numbers and patterns that keep our data safe and make our gadgets work
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Teach-ICT OCR GCSE Computing - developing algorithms, pseudo code, flowcharts, variables

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Artificial Intelligence: How Algorithms Make Systems Smart | WIRED

Artificial Intelligence: How Algorithms Make Systems Smart | WIRED | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
“Algorithm” is a word that one hears used much more frequently than in the past. One of the reasons is that scientists have learned that computers can learn on their own if given a few simple instructions. That’s really all that algorithms are mathematical instructions. Wikipedia states that an algorithm “is a step-by-step procedure for…
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Digital Literacy Is the Key to the Future, But We Still Don't Know What It Means | WIRED

Digital Literacy Is the Key to the Future, But We Still Don't Know What It Means | WIRED | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
The entrance to GitHub is the most Instagram-able lobby in tech. It's a recreation of the Oval Office, and the mimicry is spot-on---except for the rug. Instead of the arrow-clutching American eagle that graces Obama's office rug, it shows the code-sharing site's Octocat mascot gazing into the digital future, just above the motto: "In Collaboration We Trust."
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Agbogbloshie: the world's largest e-waste dump – in pictures

Agbogbloshie: the world's largest e-waste dump – in pictures | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
Photographer Kevin McElvaney documents a former wetland in Ghana which is home to the world’s largest e-waste dumping site, and where most of the the boys and men who smash devices to get to the metals end up dying from cancer in their 20s
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Advances in artificial intelligence could lead to mass unemployment, warn experts

Advances in artificial intelligence could lead to mass unemployment, warn experts | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
Experts have warned that rapidly improving artificial intelligence could lead to mass unemployment just days after Google revealed the purchase of a London based start-up dedicated to developing this technology.
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The Great Shopping Debate

The Great Shopping Debate | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
This topic is emerging as one of the biggest themes in Business Studies at the moment. Earlier this week Jim drew attention to Robert Peston’s new BBC series. Here are some other links:.
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e commerce - use for your introduction

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Access to information: bridging the digital divide in Africa

Access to information: bridging the digital divide in Africa | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
Technology has increased the speed and reach of information but how do you get to communities that are offline or illiterate? Loren Treisman counts the ways
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Key to hit books discovered, study claims

Key to hit books discovered, study claims | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
Academic Yejin Choi says her algorithm can predict 'highly successful literature' with 84% accuracy
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What is Boston Dynamics and why does Google want robots?

What is Boston Dynamics and why does Google want robots? | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
Google’s latest acquisition is one of the most advanced robotics companies in the world, and makes robots for the US military. By Samuel Gibbs
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Report claims a third of UK jobs at risk from robots – today's Open Thread

Report claims a third of UK jobs at risk from robots – today's Open Thread | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
Have your say on the pros and cons of automation, as well as Masque Attack malware, Google v Ebola and more. By Stuart Dredge
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Breakthrough fibre optic technology can transfer the entire internet in a single glass strand

Breakthrough fibre optic technology can transfer the entire internet in a single glass strand | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
A new type of fibre optic cable developed by researchers in the US and Netherlands has smashed data transfer records, managing to squeeze 255 terabits of information per second down a single strand of glass fibre.
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The “Invent with Python” Blog | News about Al Sweigart’s programming books.

The “Invent with Python” Blog | News about Al Sweigart’s programming books. | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
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Lego train sets teach kids about finite state automatons (Wired UK)

Lego train sets teach kids about finite state automatons (Wired UK) | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
If you can understand the logic of setting up and running a model railway any programming or logic work you do after that will be all the more efficient
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2. Built-in Functions — Python 2.7.8 documentation

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The ultimate internet glossary: from 4chan to Zynga

The ultimate internet glossary: from 4chan to Zynga | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
Know your lolz from your lulzsec, and your belfies from your selfies? Hannah Jane Parkinson is here to help with an almost definitive list of digital geekery
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learn som eof those key definitions

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Tougher times for Amazon as rivals get smart

Tougher times for Amazon as rivals get smart | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos does not care about profits. He is notorious for running the online giant at close to break-even margins.
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BBC News - Panorama - E-waste from the UK illegally dumped in Ghana

BBC News - Panorama - E-waste from the UK illegally dumped in Ghana | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
Panorama reporter Raphael Rowe travels to Ghana where he meets some of the children scavenging rubbish tips full of electronic waste from Britain.
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Could this be the end for those bleeping self-service tills? Waitrose tests the waters in one of its Milton Keynes stores by bringing back more manned tills

Could this be the end for those bleeping self-service tills? Waitrose tests the waters in one of its Milton Keynes stores by bringing back more manned tills | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
The era of the self-scanning checkout could be slowly coming to an end – at least for some Waitrose customers.
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Lloyds and TSB customers vent anger as IT glitch hits ATMs and debit cards

Lloyds and TSB customers vent anger as IT glitch hits ATMs and debit cards | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
Account holders complain of being unable to withdraw cash or pay for food and petrol in latest meltdown for high-street banks
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Problems with e -commerce

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La gran decepción de los robots patosos

La gran decepción de los robots patosos | AlicanteComputing | Scoop.it
La inquietante luz roja de HAL 9000, el ordenador de la obra maestra de Kubric, cuya decisión termian en el asesinato de los astronautas de la misión, en Odisea 2001. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
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