Today's threads (a thread).
Inside: An Especially Cursed House; and more!
#15yrsago Anti-game lawyer Jack Thompson loses right to practice law in Alabama https://arstechnica.com/uncategorized/2005/11/5613-2/
#5yrsago Activist tricked into 6-year relationship with undercover cop tells her storyhttps://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/nov/20/lisa-jones-girlfriend-of-undercover-police-office-mark-kennedy-interview
#1yrago The Labour manifesto: transformation of the welfare system, fair conditions for workers, universal housing, home care for elderly, fully funded NHS, fair taxes for the rich https://jacobinmag.com/2019/11/labour-party-manifesto-jeremy-corbyn/
#1yrago Lawyer’s long, weird sigfile setting out when and whether he’s willing to talk on the phone goes viral https://www.fitsnews.com/2019/10/30/is-this-the-worlds-most-self-important-email-signature/
#1yrago California’s housing bubble is spilling over into poor and exurban neighborhoods, creating waves of crises https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/21/us/california-housing-crisis-rent.html
My latest novel is Attack Surface, a sequel to my bestselling Little Brother books. @washingtonpost called it "a political cyberthriller, vigorous, bold and savvy about the limits of revolution and resistance."
Get signed books from @darkdel: https://www.darkdel.com/store/p1840/Available_Now%3A_Attack_Surface.html
I have a (free) new book out! "How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism" is an anti-monopolist critique of Big Tech that connects the rise of conspiratorial thinking to the rise of tech monopolies and proposes a way to deal with both:
* Keynote, Cybersummit 2020, Nov 26 https://www.cybera.ca/cyber-summit-2020/
* Keynote, Cologne Futures, Nov 27 http://medienpolitik.eu/
* Beaverbrook Lecture: How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism, Nov 30, https://www.mcgill.ca/maxbellschool/channels/event/2020-beaverbrook-annual-lecture-part-ii-cory-doctorow-325538
* Teach-In Against Surveillance, Dec 1, https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/teach-in-against-surveillance-tickets-128926228821
* Keynote, NISO Plus, Feb 22-25, https://niso.plus/cory-doctorow-to-keynote-at-niso-plus-2021/
* Talkingheadz Podcast:
* Can Web 3 Help Democracy?
* Fully Charged: The future of energy over the next 300 years
My first picture book is out! It's called Poesy the Monster Slayer and it's an epic tale of bedtime-refusal, toy-hacking and monster-hunting, illustrated by Matt Rockefeller. It's the monster book I dreamt of reading to my own daughter.
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