Do you remember the BIC swimming pool?

IT’S been gone for more than a decade, but the swimming pool which was once part of the BIC is still fondly remembered.

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Picture of the Day: Lansdowne Roundabout in 1986

Do you remember when the Lansdowne looked like this?

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Picture of the Day: Mudeford before the prom circa 1948

This is what Mudeford looked like before the promenade was built circa 1948.

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The Annual Digital Lecture: Semantic Capital: what it is and how to protect it

In this talk Luciano Floridi presents new research on ‘semantic capital’, which he defines as the capital of ideas, knowledge, meaning and culture, and how it can be protected and fostered by the digital. What may digital ethics do to ensure its care, protection, and development?

Luciano Floridi is Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford, where he directs the Digital Ethics Lab (DELab) of the Oxford Internet Institute. He is also Faculty Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute and Chair of its Data Ethics research Group, and Chairman of the Ethics Advisory Board of the European Medical Information Framework. He sits on the EU’s Ethics Advisory Group on Ethical Dimensions of Data Protection, on the Royal Society and British Academy Working Group on Data Governance, and on Google Advisory Board on ‘the right to be forgotten’. His areas of expertise include the philosophy of information, digital ethics, and the philosophy of technology. His recent books include ‘The Fourth Revolution – How the infosphere is reshaping human reality’ (2014), ‘The Ethics of Information’ (2013), and ‘The Philosophy of Information’ (2011).

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Picture of the Day: The BIC swimming pool in 1986

Do you remember the BIC swimming pool?

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Could it really happen again? A look back at England’s football highs and lows

TODAY provides an experience millions of young English men and women have never had the (mis)fortune of tasting as England play in the semi-final of a World Cup.

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Keeping screaming fans at bay at Stones gig

START Me Up! We’ve had a huge response to the memories of the Rolling Stones concert in Weymouth shared by Margaret Wellspring in last week’s Looking Back.

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Viking and Saxon history to come to life with re-enactments this weekend

FIND out more about Viking and Saxon history with re-enactment days at Milton Abbey this weekend.

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When hospital saw just 70 outpatients a week

THE NHS has just celebrated its 70th birthday.

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Picture of the Day: Bournemouth police box in 1969

Do you remember Bournemouth’s old police box?

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