Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future

Paperback | September 15, 2008

byCory Doctorow

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Hailed by Bruce Sterling as a "political activist, gizmo freak, junk collector, programmer, entrepreneur, and all-around Renaissance geek," Cory Doctorow is the Web's most celebrated high-tech pop-culture maven. Content is the first collection of Doctorow's infamous articles, essays, and polemics.Here's why Microsoft should stop treating its customers as criminals (through relentless digital-rights management); how America chose copyright and Happy Meal toys over jobs; why Facebook is taking a faceplant; how Wikipedia is a poor cousin of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy; and, of course, why free e-books kick ass.Accessible to geeks and noobs (if you're not sure what that means, it's you) alike, Content is a must-have compilation from Cory Doctorow, who will be glad to take you along for the ride as he effortlessly surfs the zeitgeist.

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Hailed by Bruce Sterling as a "political activist, gizmo freak, junk collector, programmer, entrepreneur, and all-around Renaissance geek," Cory Doctorow is the Web's most celebrated high-tech pop-culture maven. Content is the first collection of Doctorow's infamous articles, essays, and polemics.Here's why Microsoft should stop treat...

Cory Doctorow is a science-fiction novelist, blogger, and technology activist whom Entertainment Weekly called "the William Gibson of his generation." He is the author of the best-sellers Little Brothe r, Makers, Pirate Cinema, and Homeland and the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing. Doctorow is a contributor to the New Yor...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:213 pages, 8 × 5.12 × 0.65 inPublished:September 15, 2008Publisher:TACHYON PUBLICATIONSLanguage:English

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