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

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

Cory Doctorow
3.7/5 (1448 ratings)
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 ; 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 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.
Language
English
Pages
213
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Tachyon Publications
Release
September 15, 2008
ISBN
1892391813
ISBN 13
9781892391810

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

Cory Doctorow
3.7/5 (1448 ratings)
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 ; 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 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.
Language
English
Pages
213
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Tachyon Publications
Release
September 15, 2008
ISBN
1892391813
ISBN 13
9781892391810

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