The Resource Context, (electronic resource)

Context, (electronic resource)

Label
Context
Title
Context
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the internet's most celebrated hi-tech culture mavens returns with this second collection of essays and polemics. Discussing complex topics in an accessible manner, Cory Doctorow shares visions of a future where artists control their own destinies and where freedom of expression is tempered with the view that creators need to benefit from their own creations. From extolling the Etsy marketverse to excoriating Apple for dumbing-down technology while creating an information monopoly, each unique piece is brief, witty, and at the cutting edge of tech. Now a stay-at-home dad as well as an i
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doctorow, Cory
Dewey number
  • 301.2/43
  • 303.483
  • 814.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q175.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creative ability in technology
  • Science
  • Social norms
  • Literature
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Social Aspects
Label
Context, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6EF0DD84-62D3-46F9-9B92-759CFCF9EF04
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Foreword by Tim O'Reilly; Jack and the Interstalk: Why the Computer Is Not a Scary Monster; Teen Sex; Nature's Daredevils: Writing for Young Audiences; Beyond Censorware: Teaching Web Literacy; Writing in the Age of Distraction; Extreme Geek; How to Stop Your Inbox Exploding; What I Do; When I'm Dead, How Will My Loved Ones Break My Password?; Radical Presentism; A Cosmopolitan Literature for the Cosmopolitan Web; When Love Is Harder to Show Than Hate; Think Like a Dandelion; Digital Licensing: Do It Yourself; New York, Meet Silicon Valley
  • With a Little Help: The Price Is RightYou Shouldn't Have to Sell Your Soul Just to Download Some Music; Net Neutrality for Writers: It's All About the Leverage; Proprietary Interest; "Intellectual Property" Is a Silly Euphemism; Saying Information Wants to Be Free Does More Harm Than Good; Chris Anderson's Free Adds Much to The Long Tail, but Falls Short; Why Economics Condemns 3D to Be No More Than a Blockbuster Gimmick; Not Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining; Why I Won't Buy an iPad (and Think You Shouldn't, Either); Can You Survive a Benevolent Dictatorship?
  • Curated Computing Is No Substitute for the Personal and HandmadeDoctorow's First Law; Reports of Blogging's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated; Streaming Will Never Stop Downloading; Search Is Too Important to Leave to One Company--Even Google; Copyright Enforcers Should Learn Lessons from the War on Spam; Warning to All Copyright Enforcers: Three Strikes and You're Out; For Whom the Net Tolls; How Do You Know If Copyright Is Working?; News Corp Kremlinology: What Do the Times Paywall Numbers Mean?; Persistence Pays Parasites; Like Teenagers, Computers Are Built to Hook Up
  • Promoting Statistical Literacy: A Modest ProposalPersonal Data Is as Hot as Nuclear Waste; Memento Mori; Love the Machine, Hate the Factory; Untouched by Human Hands; Close Enough for Rock 'n' Roll; About the Author
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616960780
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759101506
Label
Context, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6EF0DD84-62D3-46F9-9B92-759CFCF9EF04
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Foreword by Tim O'Reilly; Jack and the Interstalk: Why the Computer Is Not a Scary Monster; Teen Sex; Nature's Daredevils: Writing for Young Audiences; Beyond Censorware: Teaching Web Literacy; Writing in the Age of Distraction; Extreme Geek; How to Stop Your Inbox Exploding; What I Do; When I'm Dead, How Will My Loved Ones Break My Password?; Radical Presentism; A Cosmopolitan Literature for the Cosmopolitan Web; When Love Is Harder to Show Than Hate; Think Like a Dandelion; Digital Licensing: Do It Yourself; New York, Meet Silicon Valley
  • With a Little Help: The Price Is RightYou Shouldn't Have to Sell Your Soul Just to Download Some Music; Net Neutrality for Writers: It's All About the Leverage; Proprietary Interest; "Intellectual Property" Is a Silly Euphemism; Saying Information Wants to Be Free Does More Harm Than Good; Chris Anderson's Free Adds Much to The Long Tail, but Falls Short; Why Economics Condemns 3D to Be No More Than a Blockbuster Gimmick; Not Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining; Why I Won't Buy an iPad (and Think You Shouldn't, Either); Can You Survive a Benevolent Dictatorship?
  • Curated Computing Is No Substitute for the Personal and HandmadeDoctorow's First Law; Reports of Blogging's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated; Streaming Will Never Stop Downloading; Search Is Too Important to Leave to One Company--Even Google; Copyright Enforcers Should Learn Lessons from the War on Spam; Warning to All Copyright Enforcers: Three Strikes and You're Out; For Whom the Net Tolls; How Do You Know If Copyright Is Working?; News Corp Kremlinology: What Do the Times Paywall Numbers Mean?; Persistence Pays Parasites; Like Teenagers, Computers Are Built to Hook Up
  • Promoting Statistical Literacy: A Modest ProposalPersonal Data Is as Hot as Nuclear Waste; Memento Mori; Love the Machine, Hate the Factory; Untouched by Human Hands; Close Enough for Rock 'n' Roll; About the Author
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616960780
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759101506

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