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Context

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This edition was published in by Tachyon Publications in San Francisco, CA.

Written in English

238 pages

"Further selected essays on productivity, creativity, parenting, and politics in the 21st century"--Cover.

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"Further selected essays on productivity, creativity, parenting, and politics in the 21st century"--Cover.

Context

First Edition.

This edition was published in by Tachyon Publications in San Francisco, CA.


Edition Description

"Further selected essays on productivity, creativity, parenting, and politics in the 21st century"--Cover.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- by Tim O'Reilly
Jack and the Interstalk : why the computer is not a scary monster --
Teen sex --
Nature's daredevils : writing for young audiences --
Beyond censorware : teaching web literacy --
Writing in the age of distraction --
Extreme geek --
How to stop your inbox exploding --
What I do --
When I'm dead, how will my loved ones break my password? --
Radical presentism --
A cosmopolitan literature for the cosmopolitan web --
When love is harder to show than hate --
Think like a dandelion --
Digital licensing : do it yourself --
New York, meet Silicon Valley --
With a little help : the price is right --
You shouldn't have to sell your soul just to download some music --
Net neutrality for writers : it's all about the leverage --
Proprietary interest --
'Intellectual property' is a silly euphemism --
Saying information wants to be free does more harm than good --
Chris Anderson's Free adds much to The long tail, but falls short --
Why economics condemns 3D to be no more than a blockbuster gimmick --
Not every cloud has a silver lining --
Why I won't buy an iPad (and think you shouldn't, either) --
Can you survive a benevolent dictatorship? --
Curated computing is no substitute for the personal and handmade --
Doctorow's first law --
Reports of blogging's death have been greatly exaggerated --
Streaming will never stop downloading --
Search is too important to leave to one company, even Google --
Copyright enforcers should learn lessons from the war on spam --
Warning to all copyright enforcers : three strikes and you're out --
For whom the Net tolls --
How do you know if copyright is working? --
News Corp Kremlinology : what do the Times paywall numbers mean? --
Persistence pays parasites --
Like teenagers, computers are built to hook up --
Promoting statistical literacy : a modest proposal --
Personal data is as hot as nuclear waste --
Memento mori --
Love the machine, hate the factory --
Untouched by human hands --
Close enough for rock 'n' roll.

Edition Notes

Title on cover reads: ℗♭ontext [with copyright symbol].

Other Titles
℗♭Ontext : further selected essays on productivity, creativity, parenting, and politics in the 21st century, Context : further selected essays on productivity, creativity, parenting, and politics in the 21st century

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
303.483
Library of Congress
HM851 .D625 2011, HM851.D625 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
238 pages ;
Number of pages
238

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26590405M
Internet Archive
context0000doct
ISBN 10
1616960485
ISBN 13
9781616960483
LC Control Number
2017478317
OCLC/WorldCat
712124372

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