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Articles, speeches, stories and novels by an award-winning science fiction writer, read aloud in small regular chunks

Podcast – Cory Doctorow's craphound.com Cory Doctorow

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Articles, speeches, stories and novels by an award-winning science fiction writer, read aloud in small regular chunks

    So You’ve Decided to Unfollow Me

    So You’ve Decided to Unfollow Me

    This week on my podcast, I read “So You’ve Decided to Unfollow Me,” a recent column for Medium describing the joys of writing to attract the audience of people who want to read what you want to write. (Image: Sascha Kohlmann, CC BY-SA 2.0, modified) MP3

    • 17 min
    View a SKU: Let’s Make Amazon Into a Dumb Pipe

    View a SKU: Let’s Make Amazon Into a Dumb Pipe

    This week on my podcast, I read “View a SKU: Let’s Make Amazon Into a Dumb Pipe,” a recent column for Medium discussing how interoperability could flip Amazon’s monopoly power on its head and enable us all to coveniently shop locally. MP3

    Why none of my books are available on Audible

    Why none of my books are available on Audible

    This week on my podcast, I read “Why none of my books are available on Audible,” a short audiobook I produced to be distributed through Amazon’s ACX platform, explaining how that platform’s sloppy rights verification and mandatory DRM screws over writers. MP3 (Image: Paris 16, CC BY-SA 4.0; Dmitry Baranovskiy, CC BY 4.0; modified)

    • 31 min
    Reasonable Agreement: On the Crapification of Literary Contracts

    Reasonable Agreement: On the Crapification of Literary Contracts

    This week on my podcast, I read a recent Medium column, Reasonable Agreement: On the Crapification of Literary Contracts, about the growing trend of standard, non-negotiable contract terms in freelance writing contracts that are outrageous in their unfairness. MP3

    • 22 min
    Monopolists Want to Create Human Inkjet Printers

    Monopolists Want to Create Human Inkjet Printers

    This week on my podcast, I read a recent blog post, Monopolists Want to Create Human Inkjet Printers, exploring the way that med-tech mergers are bringing the ghastly inkjet printer business-model to artificial pancreases. (Image: Cryteria, CC BY 3.0; Björn Heller, CC BY 2.0 (German); modified) MP3

    • 16 min
    Regulatory Capture: Beyond Revolving Doors and Against Regulatory Nihilism

    Regulatory Capture: Beyond Revolving Doors and Against Regulatory Nihilism

    Regulatory Capture: Beyond Revolving Doors and Against Regulatory Nihilism. This week on my podcast, I read a recent Medium column, Regulatory Capture: Beyond Revolving Doors and Against Regulatory Nihilism., about the origins of the theory of regulatory capture, and the all-important, but rarely discussed difference between right and left theories of regulatory capture. MP3

    • 22 min

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