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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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

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Upcoming appearances:

* Affordable Internet Day of Action, Mar 16, affordable-internet.ca/

* 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/

* Interop: Self-Determination vs Dystopia (FITC), Apr 19-21, fitc.ca/presentation/interop/

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My ebooks and audiobooks (from @torbooks, @HoZ_Books, @mcsweeneys, and others) are for sale all over the net, but I sell 'em too, and when you buy 'em from me, I earn twice as much and you get books with no DRM and no license "agreements."

craphound.com/shop/

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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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When all you have is market orthodoxy, everything looks like a market failure. Take privacy: giant, rapacious corporations have instrumented the digital and physical worlds to spy on us all the time, so some people think they should pay us for our data.

There's a pretty rich theoretical history explaining why this "data dividend" is a stupid idea. First of all, private information isn't very property-like

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Far from reining in this spookocracy, the South Korean political class has tried to hand them even MORE powers, with LESS oversight. Today is the fifth anniversary of the Korean opposition's filibuster to stop the worst of these.

(Seo Ki-Ho, a politician with the affectionate nickname "Milhouse" for his resemblance to the Simpsons character read the Korean edition of my novel LITTLE BROTHER into the record during the filibuster!)

memex.craphound.com/2016/02/26

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When you and your friends put your fingers on the ouija board planchette and it starts moving around, there's a chance your friends are just yanking your chain - but just as possible is that your friends are experiencing the ideomotor response.

That's when your unconscious mind directs your muscles without your conscious knowledge.

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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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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

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