"Last week while I was stranded by the volcano, I did an interview with the TVOntario Search Engine podcast about the iPad and why I thought that its policy and infrastructure should make it a no-go zone for publishers, users and authors."
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Cory Doctorow is a best-selling science-fiction writer, champion of creative commons and, now, self-publishing pioneer. He’s distributing his latest book, a collection of short stories called With a Little Help, without the aid of a publishing house. Instead, he has turned to his online community, and social networks like Facebook and Twitter, to help build buzz, get advice and even copy edit his new book.
Doctorow tells NPR’s Michele Norris the key to making money off a business model that’s built around the word "free."
Cory Doctorow is a sci-fi author, hero of the open source and creative commons movements, and co-founder of boingboing.net.
In this exclusive event, Cory travels to Vivid Sydney from London to deliver a keynote on new challenges and frontiers for creators and consumers – asking us to question who we give our rights to - and how creators can best take advantage of a more connected world.
Following his keynote address, Cory joins anthropologist and Intel fellow Genevieve Bell, for a conversation exploring the future of culture, behaviour and technology, and why sharing and copying matters to makers.
Cory Doctorow is a prize-winning science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and a contributor to Wired, Popular Science, Make, the New York Times, and the Guardian.
Rachel Baker and Charles Beckett of Arts Council England interviewed Cory in his Clerkenwell office. This programme was recorded and edited by Nick Hamilton and produced by Richard Thomas for Resonance 104.4 FM.
This is the first installment of a 5 part interview with Cory Doctorow conducted by Rachel Baker and Charles Beckett of Arts Council England. Baker and Beckett quiz Cory on publishing, creative commons, e-book readers and the future of reading…