#6 Creative Commons

Copyright is an ongoing issue faced by artists all over the world, who are trying to protect their intellectual property from theft and use without authorisation. To avoid being caught out misusing other peoples work, there is a solution. Creative Commons is an online hub of creative works, submitted and donated by artists for free …

#5 Cyberactivism

Put simply, technology based activism is known as cyberactivism, (Hennefer 2013, p. 1). Activism has existed for the best part of societal existence. Choosing to act in defiance of authority is not a new phenomenon, however with the rapid increase of technology and information access, the activist experiences a greater means for protest, and a …

#3 Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk; noun 1. Science fiction featuring extensive human interaction with supercomputers and a punk ambiance. 2. Slang. a computer hacker, (dictionary.com 2017). The term was first conceived by novelist, Bruce Bethke in his short story, ”Cyberpunk”. First written in 1980, and published in 1983, Bethke combined the idea’s of science fiction, punk anti-establishment and computer …

#3 Cybernetics.

Cybernetics was originated from the Greek word, ''kybernetes'', meaning ''steersman'', or pilot, (Egan, 2017). The word ''cybernetics'', was first introduced when Norbert Wiener wrote his book, ''Cybernetics, or control and communication in the animal and machine''. The book was first published in 1948, and set out to define the characteristic mechanism of control and regulation in systems, …

#3 What is cyberspace?

"Cyber - A combining form meaning “computer,” “computer network,” or “virtual reality,” used in the formation of compound words (cybertalk; cyberart; cyberspace) and by extension meaning “expressing visions of the future” (cyberfashion). (dictionary.com 2017)". Cyber is a term that has more relevance now than ever before. Once thought of as a space where computer geeks …