Pete Mella's writing portfolio

Stuff I've written. All my opinions are my own, not those of any current or former employers.

The Legacy of the ZX Spectrum

“This week saw the 30th anniversary of the release of the ZX Spectrum. This made me realise that I’ve lived virtually all my life with a computer in the house – my dad bought one when I was a small child, and so I don’t remember a time without one.”

April 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Problems with YouTube content ID

“Last week I wrote a post about how Mac users with iLife are legally entitled to use any music or loops contained within without limitation. However I had comments that people have had a problem with using them that I have also encountered myself.”

April 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Finding Copyright-safe Material for Video Editing

“Students (and academics) embarking on video projects can sometimes be surprised that copyright laws aren’t more flexible when it comes to creating video work for academic purposes.”

April 5, 2012 · Leave a comment