Demanding Better, Management Expectations, HR Robots, and Voice Cloning Let's Get Better at Demanding Better from Tech (Cory Doctorow) -- the science fiction writer gets to ask contrafactuals: how can we maintain our social lives orShow More Summary
Alex Hoffman on A Thousand Coloured Castles. Philippe Leblanc on Found. Leonard Pierce on The Battle Of Churubusco. Cory Doctorow on The Prince And The Dressmaker. I want to buy this. I haven't seen a whole lot of Parkland shooting cartoons, but one by Pia Guerra has received positive news coverage. Show More Summary
Attention Arms Race, Robot/AI Principles, GDPR vs. Ad Tech, and Meltdown Code The Arms Race for Your Attention (Cory Doctorow) -- today’s weaponized attention is tomorrow’s ghost ad I've been banging on about this for a while: anything designed to catch our attention only works while it's novel because we're designed to "tune out" familiar things. Show More Summary
Canada has its own PATRIOT Act -- one that was supposed to be fixed by its new heartthrob PM, Justin Trudeau. As Cory Doctorow points out at Boing Boing, Trudeau promised to fix it in post, but that's not what's happening. Back in 2015,...Show More Summary
Bear with me a little bit as I go down a (hopefully interesting) side path. A few days ago, I read an interesting article by Cory Doctorow entitled How to Do Everything: Lifehacking Considered Harmful, on the issue of how most productivity...Show More Summary
Cory Doctorow was an early adopter of the lifehacking lifestyle and toolkit, including David Allen’s book, Getting Things Done. Allen’s book is a fantastic and inspiring read. The core of his philosophy is to recognize that there are...Show More Summary
Cory Doctorow, in an open letter from the EFF to the W3C: In our campaigning on this issue, we have spoken to many, many members’ representatives who privately confided their belief that he EME was a terrible idea (generally they used stronger language) and their sincere desire that their employer wasn’t on he wrong side of this issue. Show More Summary
Locus Online Perspectives » Cory Doctorow: Demon-Haunted World In 2015, HP pushed a fake security update to millions of Officejet owners, which showed up as a routine, ‘‘You must update your software’’ notification on their printers’ screens. Show More Summary
Adapted by Josh Costello from the novel by Cory Doctorow/September 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 2017/Directed by Ryan Whitfield and Jason Green (more…)
In his latest novel, Walkaway, Cory Doctorow scrutinizes capitalism, suspended animation, scarcity thinking…as well as rail guns and zeppelins and revolution. Read our interview with him.
Tiffany Kelly reviews Cory Doctorow’s Walkaway: Surprisingly, Doctorow doesn’t see his work as a dystopian novel. In fact, he thinks it’s precisely the opposite. Despite depicting a world that is changed by our own technological advancements and ideologies, Doctorow is optimistic about future generations of humans. Walkaway follows characters who do just that—they walk away […]
It's clear that Cory Doctorow's novel 'Walkaway' is about ideas, alternatives and imagining a better near-future
Science fiction writer Cory Doctorow: "The fact that a story captures the public imagination doesn’t mean that it will come true in the future, but it tells you something about the present. You learn something about the world when a vision of the future becomes a subject of controversy or delight."
Most Techdirt readers are already familiar with Cory Doctorow, whether via his EFF work, the BoingBoing blog, his novels, or all of the above. This week, he joins us on the podcast for an in-depth discussion about his new book Walkaway...Show More Summary
Sure you do! Here you go. This is from when Cory and I did a stop together at Google during our book tours.