Today's threads (a thread).

Inside: Private equity's nursing home killing spree; Malcolm X's true killers; A voyage to the moon of 1776; German covid coinages; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/02/23/acc

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Tomorrow, Zeynep Tufekci and I are delivering the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Contemporary Political Struggle: Social Movements, Social Surveillance, Social Media: ucdavis.zoom.us/webinar/regist

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Yesterday's threads: What Democrats need to do; Automated functional drone manufacture; Privacy Without Monopoly Pt 2; and more!

mamot.fr/@pluralistic/10577571

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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: darkdel.com/store/p1840/Availa

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My 2020 book "How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism" is a critique of Big Tech connecting conspiratorial thinking to the rise of tech monopolies and proposing a way to deal with both:

onezero.medium.com/how-to-dest

Now, it's available in paperback!

bookshop.org/books/how-to-dest

Signed copies here:
darkdel.com/store/p2024/Availa

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Upcoming appearances:

* Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Contemporary Political Struggle: Social Movements, Social Surveillance, Social Media (with Zeynep Tufekci), Feb 24, ucdavis.zoom.us/webinar/regist

* World Ethical Data Forum keynote, Mar 17-19, worldethicaldataforum.org/wedf

* Launching "The Future You" with Brian David Johnson, Mar 19, changinghands.com/event/march2

* Balancing Worldbuilding and Narrative (with Karen Osborne and Kali Wallace), Mar 24, ucsd.zoom.us/webinar/register/

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Recent appearances:

* Technology, Self-Determination, and the Future of the Future (CERIAS)
youtube.com/watch?v=2yC_hBDS-R

* Talking "Permanent Record Young Readers' Edition" with Edward Snowden youtube.com/watch?v=dipfjn3bir

* Talking "Agency" with William Gibson youtube.com/watch?v=ijGkwzrE1M

* Software Freedom is Essential to Human Freedom (linux.conf.au keynote) youtube.com/watch?v=4EirKskSd5

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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.

pluralistic.net/2020/07/14/poe

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