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

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

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English


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Podcast: Today, Europe Lost The Internet. Now, We Fight Back.

9/17/2018
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Here’s my reading (MP3) of Today, Europe Lost The Internet. Now, We Fight Back, written for EFF Deeplinks on the morning of the EU’s catastrophic decision to vote in the new Copyright Directive with all its worst clauses intact. MP3

Duration:00:16:35

Interview with EdSurge about educational technology, school surveillance, open access, and radical pedagogy

9/4/2018
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At this year’s World Science Fiction, Tina Nazerian from EdSurge interviewed me (MP3) for a podcast about the future of educational technology, open access, surveillance in schools, and educational freedom.

Duration:00:23:14

Interview with Fringe FM on Surveillance Capitalism, Big Tech and the future of the internet

9/4/2018
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While at the World Science Fiction Convention, I sat down with Matt Ward from the FringeFM podcast for an interview (MP3) about the future of the internet, and how Shoshanna Zuboff’s notion of surveillance capitalism connects up with mass inequality, the GDPR, the upcoming EU copyright rules, and the future of writing and science fiction.

Duration:00:43:23

Deep dive into my backlist with the B&N Podcast

8/22/2018
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Talking with the B&N Podcast at San Diego Comic-Con is becoming an annual tradition for me; this year’s interview (MP3) with Joel Cunningham was a fun tour through my adult backlist, starting with my debut novel Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom and working our way through all six books, which Tor just reissued... more

Talking surveillance, elections, monopolies, and Facebook on the Bots and Ballots podcast

8/15/2018
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Grant Burningham interviewed me for his Bots and Ballots podcast (MP3), covering a bunch of extremely timely tech-politics issues: Facebook and the impact of commercial surveillance on democratic elections; Alex Jones, censorship and market concentration; and monopolism and the future of the internet.

Duration:00:28:51

Talking the hard questions of privacy and freedom with the Yale Privacy Lab podcast

8/10/2018
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This week, I sat down for an hour-long interview with the Yale Privacy Lab‘s Sean O’Brien (MP3); Sean is a frequent Boing Boing contributor and I was honored that he invited me to be his guest on the very first episode of the Lab’s new podcast. As you might imagine, Sean had some sophisticated —... more

Duration:00:51:03

Talking copyright, internet freedom, artistic business models, and antitrust with Steal This Show

8/7/2018
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I’m on the latest episode of Torrentfreak’s Steal This Show podcast (MP3), where I talk with host Jamie King about “Whether file-sharing & P2P communities have lost the battle to streaming services like Netflix and Spotify, and why the ‘copyfight’ is still important; how the European Copyright Directive eats at the fabric of the Web,... more

Duration:01:18:56

Podcast: Zuck’s Empire of Oily Rags

7/16/2018
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Here’s my reading (MP3) of Zuck’s Empire of Oily Rags, a Locus Magazine column about the corruption implicit in surveillance capitalism, which creates giant risks to users by collecting sensitive information about them in order to eke out tiny gains in the efficacy of targeted advertising. The commercial surveillance industry may not be very good... more

Duration:00:13:49

Podcast: Let’s get better at demanding better from tech

6/25/2018
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Here’s my reading (MP3) of Let’s get better at demanding better from tech, a Locus Magazine column about the need to enlist moral, ethical technologists in the fight for a better technological future. It was written before the death of EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow, whose life’s work was devoted to this proposition, and before... more

Duration:00:17:54

Podcast: Petard, Part 04 — CONCLUSION

6/11/2018
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Here’s the fourth and final part of my reading (MP3) of Petard (part one, part two, part three), a story from MIT Tech Review’s Twelve Tomorrows, edited by Bruce Sterling; a story inspired by, and dedicated to, Aaron Swartz — about elves, Net Neutrality, dorms and the collective action problem. MP3

Duration:00:17:49

Podcast: Petard, Part 03

5/30/2018
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Here’s the third part of my reading (MP3) of Petard (part one, part two), a story from MIT Tech Review’s Twelve Tomorrows, edited by Bruce Sterling; a story inspired by, and dedicated to, Aaron Swartz — about elves, Net Neutrality, dorms and the collective action problem. MP3

Duration:00:32:33

Talking Walkaway, anarchism, social justice and revolution with The Final Straw Radio

5/28/2018
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I recorded a great interview (MP3) about my novel Walkaway and how it fits into radical politics; a free, fair and open internet; the Nym Wars, parenting, and insurgency.

Duration:01:10:59

Talking the writers’ life with the Australia Broadcasting Company’s Green Room show

5/25/2018
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Earlier this spring, while I was on my Australia/NZ tour, I sat down with Australian author Nick Earls for his Green Room show, (MP3) to gossip, complain, and daydream about the writer’s life.

Duration:00:17:09

Podcast: Petard, Part 02

5/14/2018
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Here’s the second part of my reading (MP3) of Petard (part one), a story from MIT Tech Review’s Twelve Tomorrows, edited by Bruce Sterling; a story inspired by, and dedicated to, Aaron Swartz — about elves, Net Neutrality, dorms and the collective action problem. MP3

Duration:00:22:22

Talking privacy and GDPR with Thomson Reuters

5/9/2018
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Thomson Reuters interviewed me for their new series on data privacy and the EU General Data Protection Regulation; here’s the audio! What if you just said when you breach, the damages that you owe to the people whose data you breached cannot be limited to the immediate cognizable consequences of that one breach but instead... more

Duration:00:22:06

Announcing “Petard,” a new science fiction story reading on my podcast

5/3/2018
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Here’s the first part of my reading (MP3) of Petard, a story from MIT Tech Review’s Twelve Tomorrows, edited by Bruce Sterling; a story inspired by, and dedicated to, Aaron Swartz — about elves, Net Neutrality, dorms and the collective action problem. MP3

Duration:00:18:50

Interview with Monocle’s Meet the Writers

4/14/2018
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Last month, while at Adelaide Writers Week, I sat down with the excellent Georgina Godwin to record an interview (MP3) for Monocole’s “Meet the Writers” podcast. They’ve only just published it and I’m very pleased with how it turned out: we got into some territory that I don’t usually cover. Also: they had the interview... more

Duration:00:28:58

Podcast: The Man Who Sold the Moon, Part 08: the FINAL INSTALLMENT

4/4/2018
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Here’s the eighth and final part of my reading (MP3) (part seven, part six, part five, part four, part three, part two, part one) of The Man Who Sold the Moon, my award-winning novella first published in 2015’s Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future, edited by Ed Finn and Kathryn Cramer. It’s my... more

Duration:00:35:23

Podcast: The Man Who Sold the Moon, Part 07

3/26/2018
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Here’s part seven of my reading (MP3) (part six, part five, part four, part three, part two, part one) of The Man Who Sold the Moon, my award-winning novella first published in 2015’s Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future, edited by Ed Finn and Kathryn Cramer. It’s my Burning Man/maker/first days of a... more

Duration:00:16:16

Podcast: The Man Who Sold the Moon, Part 06 [FIXED]

3/18/2018
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Here’s part six of my reading (MP3) (part five, part four, part three, part two, part one) of The Man Who Sold the Moon, my award-winning novella first published in 2015’s Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future, edited by Ed Finn and Kathryn Cramer. It’s my Burning Man/maker/first days of a better nation... more

Duration:00:28:30