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This week on my podcast, I read my latest Medium column, Jam To-Day, about how interoperability is unique among competition remedies in that it does good from day one.
This week on my podcast, I read my latest Locus column, The Unimaginable, about science fiction, Thatcherism, and imagining a transition to a post-climate-emergency future.
This week on my podcast, I read my latest Medium column, Against the great forces of history, about what Ada Palmer’s University of Chicago Papal election LARP can teach us about our own future.
This week on my podcast, I read my latest Medium column, Dead Letters, about the spam wars and they way they’ve led to a corporate enclosure of email, making it nearly impossible to run an independent, standalone newsletter.
This week on my podcast, I read my latest Medium column, Hope, Not Optimism, articulating a theory of political change that draws on technology, law, social movements and commercial pressure.
It’s my book-birthday! Today marks publication of the Tor (US/Canada) paperback edition of ATTACK SURFACE, a standalone adult Little Brother book.
This week on my podcast, I read my latest Medium column, Take It Back,” on the relationship between copyright reversion, bargaining power, and authors’ rights.
This week on my podcast, I read my latest Locus column, Breaking In, on the futility of seeking career advice from established pros who haven’t had to submit over the transom in 20 years, where you should get career advice, and what more established writers can do for writers who are just starting out.
This week on my podcast, I read a pair of editorials I published on EFF’s Deeplinks blog: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: Platforms Want To Be Utilities, Self-Govern Like Empires and Facebook’s Secret War on Switching Costs, both about antitrust and Big Tech.
This week on my podcast, I read Expectations management, and Disneyland at a stroll, parts five and six of my ongoing Medium series on “amusement parks, crowd control, and load-balancing,” on what we can learn about aggregate demand management and scarcity from the history of queues at Disney theme parks.
Part I: Are We Having Fun Yet?
Part II: Boredom and its discontents
Part III: Now you’ve got two problems
Part IV: Managing aggregate demand