Austria / Falter: “Gefangen in der Welt von Microsoft”

At the Microsoft headquarters in Meidling, a cubic building between “Am Europlatz” and “Technologiestraße”, pupils play Miecraft in a public presentation. Minecraft is one of the most popular computer games in the world, it’s about creating a world of blocks. In the fall of 2014, Microsoft’s developer Minecraft swallowed around 2 billion euros. Now the IT giant offers the game schools for the lessons. Keyword: playful learning.

The educational system in Austria is strongly influenced by Microsoft. The Austrian state is as dependent on the corporation as many others in Europe…

Read more in German via Austrian Falter (paid content / Part I and Part II).