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

Streaming Audiobook - 2015
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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.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2015.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781483081373
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 03 min.)) : digital.


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