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An introduction to data and information

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Ever wondered how a computer processes data into information? This unit will help you to understand the distinction between the two and examines how a computer-based society impacts on daily life. You will learn what computers can do with data to produce information and how computers can be used to work with data and search for it, control machines, and support commercial operations.

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Open University, Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom

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Open University, Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom

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en-GB

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text/html

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http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/M150_2

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Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/