Future of the Future

E-book — Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future, ResourceShelf (Nov 2)

ResourceShelf can be such a treasure. chest of terrific reources. This posting takes us to the web site of a new book by Cory Doctorow – Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future

From the excerpt:

“Readers will discover how America chose Happy Meal toys over copyright, why Facebook is taking a faceplant, how the Internet is basically just a giant Xerox machine, why Wikipedia is a poor cousin of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, and how to enjoy free e-books. Practicing what he preaches, all of the author’s books, including this one, are simultaneously released in print and on the Internet under Creative Commons licenses that encourage their reuse and sharing.”

Put it on the Christmas list.