Prezi Presentation on Derivative Works

As requested, this is my presentation on Derivative Works. Thank you for all your comments and participation in the discussion!

Windows 10 Free* Upgrade to Pirates

The following article describes Microsoft’s announcement that everyone will get a free upgrade to Windows 10, including users with pirated licences. However, upgrades from pirated licences will be deemed “non-genuine”. Although it is not clear what the implications of having a non-genuine license may be, industry experts note that there is greater risk of malware, […]

The Price of Shame (Ted Talk)

Interesting video on the culture of humiliation in case anyone is considering a topic on public shaming, and perhaps would like to link it to how online public shaming, as extra-legal norms, might inhibit creativity.

Ban on Minecraft in Turkey

The Family and Social Policies Ministry of Turkey has called for a ban on Minecraft because, according to the local media, it  encourages children to resort to violence. For those of you who do not know, Minecraft is a videogame where players can make designs in 2D or 3D. These designs can involve building houses or farmlands, […]