21 - Open Views - Cory Doctorow, Sci-Fi Author, Copyright Reform Activist

(This recording is also available from archive.org: http://www.archive.org/details/OpenViewsCoryDoctorow)

Cory Doctorow
Cory Doctorow is currently a mostly full-time, award-winning science fiction author. His novels are all released under Creative-Commons licenses, and can be downloaded directly from his website at Craphound.com. Cory won the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer for 2000, the Locus Award for Best First Novel for Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom in 2003, and in 2004 he won the Sunburst award for best Canadian Science Fiction Book for his short story collection, A Place So Foreign and Eight More.

Cory Doctorow is also a visiting professor at the University of Southern California's Center for Public Diplomacy , where he is the Canadian Fulbright Chair in Public Diplomacy for 2006-2007.
Cory blogs regularly at boingboing.net, and it is the most popular blog on the Internet, according to Technorati. His personal site is Craphound.com.

Music this week:

  • Bored on Your Backside, by Trifonic, from ccMixter.org
  • The Next Step, by Trifonic, from ccMixter.org
  • Vieux Farka Toure's Ana, remixed by Ditto, from ccMixter.org