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  • Dinosaur
    In BCS’s member-sourced ‘ideas for good’ campaign, Dave Brooks channels Jeff Goldblum’s character from Jurassic Park. He says, with the Institute’s stated goal of making IT good for society in mind,‘we need to ask why.
  • Face In The Shadows
    The list of potential dangers for our children as they navigate the complexities of digital life, and its crossover and connections with ‘real’ life, are long. How can we help them? How can we engage them in the conversation?
  • Teacher And Children
    Martin Cooper AMBCS RITTech recently spoke to Beverly Clarke, author of a brand new book, and indispensable teaching resource, Computer Science Teacher. Beverly spoke about her career to date, her passion for teaching and the thinking behind her book.
  • Pharmacist Using Laptop
    Open source doesn’t start and finish with software. Dr Alice E Williamson explains how an open, collaborative and community-based philosophy can benefit drug development too.
  • Girl Working On Robot Arm
    Soly Mathew Biju and Alex Mathew take us on a whistle-stop tour of some of the potential futures for the internet of things.

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