2010 Mar 12, 9:20
Charles Stross on the business and technical aspects of writing and selling a series of books - specifically The Family Trade series for which the next in the series is due out soon.
2009 Sep 10, 5:02
Makes sense to me. Its the content not the transmission medium.
2009 Aug 24, 9:56
AtYourLibraryOrg interviews Cory Doctorow on library and librarian related Cory Doctorow topics, then breaks up his answers into short videos. Easy to watch and interesting.
2009 Aug 11, 5:21
"Michael Niggel took a look at Journey Under the Sea, and mapped out all possible paths. It turns out that death and unfavorable endings are in fact much more likely than the rest."
2009 Jul 20, 11:21
Ahab vs Moby Dick rendered fighting game style.
2009 Jul 15, 7:00
"Tor.com is proud to be serializing Makers, Cory Doctorow’s upcoming novel, which goes on sale from Tor Books in November."
2009 Jun 22, 7:00
"...computer technology has made it to the late sixth century AD, at best. In the olden days, you see, the upper classes were able to read and write, but they generally preferred not to. They left it
to people who had to do it, like scribes and clergymen."
2009 Jun 19, 3:34
"Don Murphy, producer of such films as Natural Born Killers and From Hell, has bought a film option on Little Brother." You should read Little Brother. Its available via Creative Commons so you can,
right now, go read the first chapter
2009 Apr 6, 10:47
"It's 1976 again. Abba are on the charts, the Cold War is in full swing - and the Earth is flat. It's been flat ever since the eve of the Cuban war of 1962; and the constellations overhead are all
wrong. Beyond the Boreal ocean, strange new continents loom above tropical seas, offering a new start to colonists like newly-weds Maddy and Bob, and the hope of further glory to explorers like
ex-cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin: but nobody knows why they exist, and outside the circle of exploration the universe is inexplicably warped."
2009 Apr 6, 10:40
Charles Stross personal website that links to the text of a bunch of his short stories.
2009 Feb 28, 11:34
"It's completely nuts... It's a book about what if the Rapture actually happened, and that's all I'm gonna tell you." -Junot Diaz, 2008 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction
2008 Jul 22, 5:17
Down on the Farm by Charles Stross. Short scifi story with elements of steampunk and a math/csc based version of the occult.
2008 Jul 21, 1:12
"One proposed test is to add a 'not' to the statement and see if that makes any difference to its plausibility. If it doesn't, that statement is bullshit."
2008 Jul 14, 4:37
"Neal Stephenson delivered a talk entitled The Fork: Science Fiction versus Mundane Culture at Gresham College." Talk is sort of pop analysis of geeky entertainment. Lots of annecdotal evidence but
interesting ideas anyway.
2008 Jan 16, 2:44
The Library of Congress has a blog.
2008 Jan 5, 11:34
Cory Doctorow's book Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom available free via Creative Commons. More traiditional singularity style scifi. I liked this much better than Someone Comes to Town.
2008 Jan 5, 10:41
Project Gutenberg's listing for Cory Doctorow containing all of his CC books in readable HTML formats.
2008 Jan 5, 10:39
Project Gutenberg is a directory of public domain literature.
2008 Jan 2, 5:49
Cory Doctorow's short stories from 'A Place So Foreign and Eight More' that are licensed under Creative Commons in HTML.
2007 Dec 31, 1:18
A short short story titled 'The Riddle of the Universe and Its Solution' by CHRISTOPHER CHERNIAK. A classic (apparently) from the early 80s. No spoilers here. If you liked Snow Crash just read it.