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Computers making decisions that impact you and your children

This report about the use of computer algorithms by Government agencies is worthy of a wider audience.  I will be using aspects of this report to explain the societal impact of computer technology and automated decision making to my students. … Continue reading

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How many hours and minutes in 512 minutes?

  ( I asked students to write down the steps involved in working out the answer to the above question. This is a exercise in developing an algorithm for a computer program. They were required (under duress) to use the … Continue reading

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