Little Brother (Doctorow novel)

Little Brother [1] is a novel by Cory Doctorow , published by Tor Books . It was released on April 29, 2008. [2] The novel is about four teenagers in San Francisco who, in the aftermath of a terrorist attack on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and BART system, defend Themselves Against the Department of Homeland Security ‘S attacks on the Bill of Rights . The novel is available for free on the author’s website under a Creative Commons license ( CC …

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Homeland (Cory Doctorow novel)

Homeland is a novel by Cory Doctorow , published by Tor Books . It is a sequel to Doctorow’s earlier novel, Little Brother . It was published in hardback on February 5, 2013 and subsequently released [1] for download under a Creative Commons license on Doctorow’s website two weeks later on February 19, 2013. The novel includes two afterword essays by computer security researcher and hacker Jacob Appelbaum , and computer programmer …

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Everyone in Silico

Everyone in Silico is a 2002 post-cyberpunk novel written by Jim Munroe . It was promoted partly by Munroe ‘s attempt to invoice corporations in the novel for product placement . The title is an intentional reference to an advertising campaign Previously run by clothing retailer Gap , one of the companies Munroe feels to invoices. [1]

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Blindsight (Watts novel)

Blindsight is a hard science fiction novel by Canadian writer Peter Watts , published by Tor Books in 2006. It garnered nominations for a Hugo Award for Best Novel , [2]was John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel , [3] And a Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel . [4] The novel follows a crew of astronauts sent out as the third wave, Following two series of probes, to …

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Accelerando is a 2005 science fiction novel of a series of interconnected short stories written by British author Charles Stross . As well as normal hardback and paperback editions, it was released as a free e-book under the CC BY-NC-ND license . Accelerando won the Locus Award in 2006, [1] and was nominated for several other awards in 2005 and 2006, including the Hugo , Campbell , Clarke , and British Science Fiction Association Awards . [1] [2]

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Trigger Happy (book)

Trigger Happy is a book by Steven Poole , examining videogames in terms of their aesthetic appeal – what makes certain games more fun to play than others. It covers aspects like the use of space and perspective in videogames, rewards and progression through games, the design of an appealing video game character and the debate over violence in games .

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Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs ( SICP ) is a textbook aiming to teach the principles of computer programming, Such As abstraction in programming, metalinguistic abstraction , recursion , interpreters , and modular programming . It is widely considered a classic text in computer science , [1] and is colloquially known as the wizard book , due to the wizard on the jacket. [2] It was first published in 1985 by MIT Press and written by Massachusetts Institute of …

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State of the State report

The State of the State ( Spanish : El estado del estado ) is a carry-released in 2016 in Argentina, During the presidency of Mauricio Macri . The details of the state as of December 10, 2015, after the presidencies of Néstor Kirchner and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner . This report was announced on March 1, 2016, by President Macri, during the Opening of regular sessions of the National Congress …

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Saylor Foundation

The Saylor Foundation (under its legal name, The Constitution Foundation) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, DC . It was established in 1999 by its sole trustee, Michael J. Saylor , who is Chairman, CEO, and President of the MicroStrategy business intelligence . [1] Since 2008, the focus of the foundation has been its Free Education Initiative which has led to the creation of 241 …

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Jargon File

The Jargon File is a glossary and usage dictionary of computer programmer slang . The original Jargon File was a collection of terms from technical crops Such as the MIT AI Lab , the Stanford AI Lab (SAIL) and others of the old ARPANET AI / LISP / PDP-10 communities, Including BBN Technologies , Carnegie Mellon University , and Worcester Polytechnic Institute . It was published in 1983 as The Hacker’s Dictionary (edited by Guy Steele ),

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Introduction to Economic Analysis

Introduction to Economic Analysis is a university microeconomics textbook by Caltech Professor Preston McAfee . [1] It is available free of charge under Creative Commons license [2] (an open source ); Under this “license, which requires attribution, users can pick and choose chapters or integrate with their own material”. [3]

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The Future of Ideas

The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World (2001) is a book by Lawrence Lessig , at the time of writing a professor of law at Stanford Law School , who is well known as a critic of the extension of the Copyright term in US. [1] It is a continuation of his previous book and other Laws of cyberspace , which is …

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FREESOULS: Captured and Released by Joi Ito is a book by Joi Ito featuring 296 photographs portraits of members of the free culture movement . Creative Commons Attribution- Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License ( CC BY ), quality photos of the free culture community without the hindrance of copyright or permission . [1] [2] Freesouls also includes eight essays by major figures in the free culture movement, including Howard Rheingold , Lawrence Liang , Cory Doctorow , Isaac Mao , Christopher Adams, Yochai Benkler , Marko …

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Free Culture (book)

Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity (published in paperback as Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity ) is a 2004 book by law professor Lawrence Lessig That Was released on the Internet under the Creative Commons Attribution / Non-commercial license ( by-nc 1.0 ) on March 25, 2004.

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Eclipse Phase

Eclipse Phase is a science fiction horror [1] role-playing game with transhumanist themes. [2] Futurist Anders Sandberg has noted its differences from GURPS Transhuman Space including its emphasis on posthuman (rather than transhuman ) characters and cosmic horror. [3] Originally published by Catalyst Game Labs ,[4] Eclipse Phase is now published by the game’s creators, Posthuman Studios , and is released under a Creative Commons license. [5] [6] [7] [8] In 2010, it won the 36th Annual Origins award for Best Roleplaying Game. [9] It also won three 2010 Ennie awards : Gold for Best …

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A Briefer History of Time (Schulman book)

A Briefer History of Time is a science humor book by the American astronomer Eric Schulman . In this book, Schulman presents humorous summaries of what he claims are the fifty-three most important events since the beginning of time. [1] [2] [3] The title and cover are a parody of Stephen Hawking’s book A Brief History of Time . Coincidentally, Hawking would later write a sequel to A Briefer History of Time . Hawking’s publisher Bantam …

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