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Paperback | October 1, 2011

byCory DoctorowForeword byTim O'reilly

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One of the Web's most celebrated high-tech culture mavens returns with this second collection of essays and polemics. Discussing complex topics in an accessible manner, Cory Doctorow's visions of a future where artists have full freedom of expression is tempered with his understanding that creators need to benefit from their own creations. From extolling the Etsy makerverse to excoriating Apple for dumbing down technology while creating an information monopoly, each unique pieceis brief, witty, and at the cutting edge of tech. Now a stay-at-home dad as well as an international activist, Doctorow writes as eloquently about creating real-time Internet theater with his daughter as he does while lambasting the corporations that want to profit from inherent intellectual freedoms.

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One of the Web's most celebrated high-tech culture mavens returns with this second collection of essays and polemics. Discussing complex topics in an accessible manner, Cory Doctorow's visions of a future where artists have full freedom of expression is tempered with his understanding that creators need to benefit from their own creati...

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:238 pages, 8.01 × 5.11 × 0.64 inPublished:October 1, 2011Publisher:TACHYON PUBLICATIONSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1616960485

ISBN - 13:9781616960483

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"Doctorow makes the complicated accessible throughout this great little guidebook, a GPS for the digital age." —Publishers Weekly (August 30, 2011)