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Succeed in the workplace (Free Course Trailer)

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If you’re looking for that perfect new role, returning to work after a break, or changing jobs, Succeed in the Workplace is the course to help you make that career progression and love your working life. This free course is designed to help you identify and achieve goals in your career however big or small […]

The Turing Test – Artificial Intelligence

The Turing Test – Artificial Intelligence

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The idea of Artificial Intelligence can be traced back to the work that Alan Turing carried out in the second world war. Alan Turing, who is widely regarded as having a highly significant role in pioneering the development of computer science and artificial intelligence (AI). During the Second World War, Turing and colleagues created an […]

Ageing well – Hydration

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Hello, my name is Jitka Vseteckova and I am Senior Lecturer in Health and social care in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies at The Open University. As part of the Ageing Well series of mini lectures we’ll be exploring how important it is, over our lifespan, to maintain a well-balanced nutrition and […]

Discovering the Blues

Discovering the Blues

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What do George Gershwin, the Beatles, and Louis Armstrong all have in common? None of them would be quite the same without the blues, and this free course is your guide to the origins, topics, and techniques of a musical tradition that’s influenced just about everything in Western popular music. You’ll explore the genre’s ancestry […]

Economic Inequality (FREE COURSE TRAILER)

Economic Inequality (FREE COURSE TRAILER)

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The richest 26 people in the world owned as much as the poorest 50 % of the world’s population in 2018. In the UK, the share of household income going to the richest 1% of people has more than doubled since the 1960s. Inequality has been described as the defining challenge of our time. But […]