Happy belated birthday to the pioneering Cory Doctorow

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Cory Doctorow wears a red cape, goggles and a balloon as he receives the 2007 EFF Pioneer Award, spoofing an xkcd webcomic in which he is mentioned. (By Ed Schipul [CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons])

Influential blogger, journalist, and author Cory Doctorow co-edits the popular BOING BOING blog and is a vocal advocate of the Creative Commons, having published a majority of his works under that license. 

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His numerous acclaimed, award-winning works include DOWN AND OUT IN THE MAGIC KINGDOM (winner of Locus Award for Best First Novel), LITTLE BROTHER (winner of John W. Campbell Memorial Award, Prometheus Award, Sunburst Award, and White Pine Award), THE RAPTURE OF THE NERDS (with Charles Stross), HOMELAND (winner of Prometheus Award), A PLACE SO FOREIGN AND EIGHT MORE (winner of Sunburst Award),CONTENT: SELECTED ESSAYS ON TECHNOLOGY, CREATIVITY, COPYRIGHT, AND THE FUTURE OF THE FUTURE, CONTEXT: FURTHER SELECTED ESSAYS ON PRODUCTIVITY, CREATIVITY, PARENTING, AND POLITICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY, INFORMATION DOESN’T WANT TO BE FREE: LAWS FOR THE INTERNET AGE, and IN REAL LIFE (with Jen Wang). Additionally, Cory has won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and The Electronic Frontier Foundation Pioneer Award.

All of us at Tachyon, wish the visionary Cory a happy birthday.

For more info on CONTENT: SELECTED ESSAYS ON TECHNOLOGY, CREATIVITY, COPYRIGHT, AND THE FUTURE OF THE FUTURE, visit the Tachyon page.

Cover design by Ann Monn

For more info on CONTEXT: FURTHER SELECTED ESSAYS ON PRODUCTIVITY, CREATIVITY, PARENTING, AND POLITICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY, visit the Tachyon page.

Cover design by Elizabeth Story