Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: May 2015
Duration: 7 hours 9 minutes
Hailed by BruceSterling as a "political activist, gizmo freak, junk collector, programmer,entrepreneur, and all-around Renaissance geek," Cory Doctorow is the web's mostcelebrated high-tech pop-culture maven. Content isthe first collection of Doctorow's infamous articles, essays, and polemics.
Here's why Microsoftshould stop treating its customers as criminals (through relentlessdigital-rights management); how America chose copyright and Happy Meal toysover jobs; why Facebook is taking a faceplant; how Wikipedia isa poor cousin of The Hitchhiker's Guideto the Galaxy; and, of course, why free e-books kick ass.
Accessible to geeksand noobs (if you're not sure what that means, it's you) alike, Content isa must-have compilation from Cory Doctorow, who will be glad to take you alongfor the ride as he effortlessly surfs the zeitgeist.