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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

    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
    Against Cozy Catastrophies

    Against Cozy Catastrophies

    This week on my podcast, I read a recent Medium column, Against Cozy Catastrophies, about the how the changeover from universal, state- or employer-provided pensions to market-based pensions like the 401(k) have created an inescapable, slow motion catastrophe, where the only thing worse than being one of the lucky few with retirement savings is being... more

    • 12 min
    Apple’s Cement Overshoes

    Apple’s Cement Overshoes

    This week on my podcast, I read a recent Medium column, Apple’s Cement Overshoes, about the malicious compliance in Apple’s “home repair kits.” (Image: Conall, CC BY 2.0, modified) MP3

    • 26 min
    About Those Killswitched Ukrainian Tractors

    About Those Killswitched Ukrainian Tractors

    This week on my podcast, I read a recent Medium column, About those kill-switched Ukrainian tractors, suggesting that what John Deere did to Russian looters, anyone can do to farmers, anywhere. (Image: Cryteria, CC BY 3.0, modified) MP3

    • 28 min

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