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Proto-hackers, GPS spoofing and MOOCs in schools

Proto-hackers, GPS spoofing and MOOCs in schools

We meet the very first hackers – the phone phreaks. It was sometimes activism and sometimes mischief but author Phil Lapsley believes they laid the foundations for our current attitude towards technology. Then we speak to University of Texas researcher Todd Humphreys who says that despite their sophisticated wizardry the systems used in drones can still be hijacked. And he’s proved it. And finally we talk with Dr Craig Wilson, the head of a Miami-based school which he believes is the first non-tertiary institution to embrace the MOOCs phenomenon.

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