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Friday, April 30, 2024


Episode 75: Cory Doctorow

Prolific author, journalist, and activist Cory Doctorow joins us on April 30 for the next That Word Chat.

Doctorow is a pioneer of online media who writes about the internet, big tech, capitalism, and social causes. He is the author of many books, most recently the thriller The Bezzle (a follow-up to last year’s Red Team Blues), and the science fiction novel The Lost Cause, which looks at the climate crisis 30 years in the future. His most recent nonfiction book is The Internet Con: How to Seize the Means of Computation. Those three books are just from the past year.

Between books, he blogs at, works for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is a MIT Media Lab research affiliate, is a visiting professor at Open University in the UK and a visiting professor of practice at the University of North Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science, and co-founded the UK Open Rights Group. He was born in Toronto and now lives in Los Angeles. In 2020, Doctorow was inducted into the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame.

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May 14: Karen Yin, author of The Conscious Style Guide



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