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This guide contains information about Computing, BIT, Networking and Software Engineering.
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Book: Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius by Donald Norris
A book to help you learn how to build a Bluetooth-controlled robot, a weather station, home automation and security controllers, a universal remote, and even a minimalist website
eBook - AQA A level Computer Science by Bob Reeves
Covers principles of computing, programming skills, programming, algorithms, data structures and representation, systems, databases and networks. It is very clear and works towards the A level specification, also available as a book in the libraries. Hard copies of the books are available at the Shena Simon Campus library
Journal - MCV
MCV magazine is the essential weekly information resource for everyone in, and studying the games business.
Available in print at the Fielden & Openshaw Libraries.
Useful Website -TeCoEd
The site contains lots of resources for using Python, Raspberry Pi and computing science as well as some useful games-based activities to help students learn how to code.
The Internets Dirtiest Secrets
The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets: The Cleaners - Storyville
7,000 miles from Silicon Valley in downtown Manila, a secret team of content moderators have a target of 25,000 Facebook, Google and Twitter posts to delete each day. Trawling through the world’s most violent, disturbing and highly contentious online material - in the form of terrorist videos, child pornography, self-harm material and political propaganda - ‘the cleaners’ are individually responsible for deciding what stays online and what gets removed. This film explores the hidden and complex world of digital content moderation where undesirable material is ‘cleaned’ from the internet by a hidden army of nameless people. The Cleaners raises important questions for all of us who use these platforms daily without knowing what goes on behind the scenes: Who are these people that ‘clean up’ social media and what criteria do they operate by? Where does content moderation end and censorship begin