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

September 15, 2008|
Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future by Cory 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.
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 Brother, Makers, Pirate Cinema, and Homeland and the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing. Doctorow is a contributor to the New York Tim...
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Title:Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the FutureFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:213 pages, 7.94 X 5.04 X 0.65 inShipping dimensions:213 pages, 7.94 X 5.04 X 0.65 inPublished:15 septembre 2008Publisher:Tachyon PublicationsLanguage:English

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