Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century
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  • 2013-08-21T16:24:00.000Z
  • 2013-08-21T17:24:00.000Z
  • 2013-12-05T18:53:16.000Z
  • 2016-03-03T16:03:37.000Z
  • 2016-03-04T10:01:58.000Z
  • 2016-03-08T11:02:53.000Z
  • 2016-03-17T14:27:00.000Z
  • 2016-03-17T14:33:04.000Z
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Title Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century
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  • This unit provides a general overview of how digital technology has come to dominate virtually every aspect of the modern world and some guidance on how to prepare for this digital life. It also provides a more detailed explanation of the internal structure and workings of a typical computer.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/computing-and-ict/preparing-your-digital-life-the-21st-century/content-section-0" /> First published on Wed, 21 Aug 2013 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/computing-and-ict/preparing-your-digital-life-the-21st-century/content-section-0">Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2013
  • This free course, Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century, provides a general overview of how digital technology has come to dominate virtually every aspect of the modern world and some guidance on how to prepare for this digital life. It also provides a more detailed explanation of the internal structure and workings of a typical computer. <link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/computing-and-ict/preparing-your-digital-life-the-21st-century/content-section-0" /> First published on Wed, 21 Aug 2013 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/computing-and-ict/preparing-your-digital-life-the-21st-century/content-section-0">Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2013
  • <p>The profound technological, economic, political and ethical changes brought about by information technology will affect every one of us. You may be wondering what digitial technology is and just what is meant by having a digital life. A fundamental idea is that digital technology is any technology based on representing data as sequences of numbers. Computers use digital technologies; so the for benefit of this unit the term digital life refers to the influence of computers, in a wide variety of forms, on the world.</p><p>In this unit you will learn a little about the historical development of computers and their role in today’s society, and you will consider examples of digital technologies in the world around you and their influence on your life. You will also gain a better understanding of what makes a computer work by exploring what’s inside a typical personal computer.</p><p>This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course TU100 <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/tu100.htm?LKCAMPAIGN=ebook_&amp;amp;MEDIA=ou"><i>My digital life</i></a></span>.</p>
  • This free course, Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century, provides a general overview of how digital technology has come to dominate virtually every aspect of the modern world and some guidance on how to prepare for this digital life. It also provides a more detailed explanation of the internal structure and workings of a typical computer. <link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/computing-and-ict/preparing-your-digital-life-the-21st-century/content-section-0" /> First published on Thu, 17 Mar 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/computing-and-ict/preparing-your-digital-life-the-21st-century/content-section-0">Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2016
  • <p>The profound technological, economic, political and ethical changes brought about by information technology will affect every one of us. You may be wondering what digitial technology is and just what is meant by having a digital life. A fundamental idea is that digital technology is any technology based on representing data as sequences of numbers. Computers use digital technologies; so the for benefit of this unit the term digital life refers to the influence of computers, in a wide variety of forms, on the world.</p><p>In this unit you will learn a little about the historical development of computers and their role in today’s society, and you will consider examples of digital technologies in the world around you and their influence on your life. You will also gain a better understanding of what makes a computer work by exploring what’s inside a typical personal computer.</p><p> This unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/tu100.htm">TU100, My digital life</a></span>.</p>