Many people have written to me with the news of Roadcasting, a technology that is very similar to the gimmick in Eastern Standard Tribe wherein cars stuck in traffic form ad-hoc peer-to-peer networks, sharing music among themselves (in truth, this idea came from my pal and former business partner, John Henson). It's pretty cool to see stuff like this approaching reality, I tell you what.
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Cory Doctorow’s second novel, Eastern Standard Tribe takes its readers just a few steps into the near future and still delivers the kinds of high-tech kicks found in his first novel, “Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom.”
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