Podcast Episodes featuring Cory Doctorow

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Ross Meets Cory Doctorow: Bringing Back Luddites Edition

Oh No, Ross and Carrie - February 14, 2022 19:00 - 2 hours ★★★★★ - 4.9K ratings
Ross speaks with Cory Doctorow, technology activist and author of How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism, about 5G and fiber, the real conspiracies that the anti-5G crowd is missing, and a host of effects that telecom practice and legislation has on our daily lives. Plus, learn how you can be a ...

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NFTs with Nathan Schneider and Cory Doctorow (In Conversation)

Upstream - November 24, 2021 23:43 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 1.4K ratings
In this episode we’re talking NFTs. If you don’t know what this latest phenomenon in the crypto, blockchain, asset speculation world is, if you’ve heard of NFTs but wanna know more, or if you wanna hear why NFTs might be leading us to an (even more) dystopian future — we’ve got you covered. We’ve...

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15.47: Worldbuilding Science Fiction, with Cory Doctorow

Writing Excuses - November 22, 2020 23:00 - 21 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
Your Hosts: Mary Robinette, Piper, and Howard, with Cory Doctorow Worldbuilding is something you do to some degree in everything you write. Cory Doctorow writes (among many other things) near-future SF, and he joins us for a discussion of extrapolative worldbuilding. Credits: This episode was re...

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Extra! Extra! Dystopian Fiction Special, featuring Veronica Roth and Cory Doctorow

Write-minded: Weekly Inspiration for Writers - August 10, 2020 09:00 - 35 minutes ★★★★★ - 372 ratings
This week Grant and Brooke are digging into their archived interviews to feature the first of three genre-specific mash-up episodes, starting with dystopian fiction—because, as Cory Doctorow’s novel Radicalized claims, “Dystopia is now!” As counterintuitive as it seems, listening to these two dys...

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Ep 33 - Cory Doctorow

Invaders From Planet 3 - December 18, 2019 06:13 - 57 minutes
Author, editor, blogger and activist Cory Doctor joins us for this episode. Cory shares his thoughts on speculative fiction that made an impression on him at an early age, including Doctor Who — and specifically, TV Ontario's presentation of Doctor Who episodes along with introductions by sf leg...

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Block Sidewalk feat. Cory Doctorow

Out of Left Field - December 01, 2019 17:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
One of our favourite guests is back on the show! Renowned author, journalist, blogger and activist Cory Doctorow joins us to discuss the recently approved "smart city" development in Toronto by Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet company. We talk about the prospects of technologically integrated cities, ...

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#153 - Cory Doctorow and Joe Betts-LaCroix

Y Combinator - November 27, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 159 ratings
Cory Doctorow is a blogger, journalist, and science fiction author. He’s also the co-editor of Boing Boing. Joe Betts-Lacroix is the CTO of VIUM and an Expert at YC. Y Combinator invests a small amount of money ($150k) in a large number of startups (recently 200), twice a year. Learn more abo...

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Castle Talk: Cory Doctorow on Disney's Carousel of Progress

Castle of Horror Podcast - November 22, 2019 03:04 - 32 minutes ★★★★ - 83 ratings
This week we’re chatting with Cory Doctorow about a topic that just fascinated Doctorow—enough that he wrote the amazing novella The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow—and fascinated host Jason Henderson: the Walt Disney World attraction Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress. We talk about futurism, the ...

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“Radicalized” with Cory Doctorow

How do you like it so far? - October 25, 2019 12:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 18 ratings
View the episode notes on our website for additional links and resources! –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Share your thoughts via Twitter with Henry, Colin and the How Do You Like It So Far? account! You can also email us at [email protected]. Music: “In Time” by Dylan Emmet...

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69 | Cory Doctorow on Technology, Monopoly, and the Future of the Internet

Sean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas - October 21, 2019 12:05 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 3.7K ratings
Like so many technological innovations, the internet is something that burst on the scene and pervaded human life well before we had time to sit down and think through how something like that should work and how it should be organized. In multiple ways — as a blogger, activist, fiction ...

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Software Freedom Podcast #1 on Day Against DRM with Cory Doctorow

Software Freedom Podcast - October 11, 2019 23:00 - 39 minutes
We have a Podcast! Starting with this episode, we will talk once a month with people who have inspiring ideas about software freedom. In our first episode of our Software Freedom Podcast, we address the issue of Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) together with Cory Doctorow, a British-Canadian...

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The Radical Author: “The Dystopia Is Now,” featuring Cory Doctorow

Write-minded: Weekly Inspiration for Writers - July 01, 2019 07:01 - 37 minutes ★★★★★ - 372 ratings
Today’s dystopian fiction seems to be closer to reality than the dystopian fiction of the past. Brooke and Grant explore this new reality with Cory Doctorow, whose socially conscientious science fiction novels delve into topics of political consequence. From the ways in which anxieties fuel scien...

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Ep. 131 Cory Doctorow "The Oligarchy's Operating System"

Team Human - June 26, 2019 05:52 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 332 ratings
Playing for Team Human today, activist, journalist, and science fiction author of the new anthology Radicalized, Cory Doctorow. Cory has a unique way of building stories, metaphors, and scenarios that clarify the underlying dynamics of living in a technologized society. In Radicalized, Cory ext...

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Rethinking Technological Positivism with Cory Doctorow

CoRecursive: Coding Stories - June 15, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 61 ratings
Self-driving cars or armed autonomous military robots may make use of the same technologies. In a certain sense, we as software developers are helping to build and shape the future. What does the future look like and are we helping build the right one? Is technology a force for liberty or oppres...


17: Radicalized: The Future of Power, with Cory Doctorow

STEAL THIS SHOW - June 05, 2019 13:08 - 49 minutes ★★★★★ - 25 ratings
In this episode author Cory Doctorow discusses three stories from his new collection, Radicalized. We discuss:  the perils of DRM, and becoming dependent on manufacturers --- from printers, to toasters and beyond -- and how (or if) we can force control of our technological future what lengths ...

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Cory Doctorow On Anti-Circumvention (And More)

Techdirt - April 30, 2019 19:31 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 48 ratings
Whether it's from his novels, or his work for the EFF and others, most of you probably know all about Cory Doctorow. He last joined the podcast two years ago to discuss his book Walkaway, and this week he's back to talk about his latest book, Radicalized — a collection of four novellas, the first...

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Talking To Ghosts - April 08, 2019 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 12 ratings
This week on Talking to Ghosts we have author, activist, and journalist Cory Doctorow! We talked about his work to fight the copyright directive in Europe, Little Brother 10 years later, and his writing process. This is a long form interview with a deep look at encryption privacy tools, housing ...

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Gather Your Memes While Ye May feat. Cory Doctorow

Out of Left Field - April 07, 2019 17:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
Articles 13 & 11 pertaining to copyright reform recently passed by the European Parliament pose an existential threat to the free and open Internet as we know it. On the show today we are very happy to have renowned journalist, author, blogger & activist Cory Doctorow! We discuss the terrifying d...

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Masters of our Technology with Cory Doctorow

Security Sandbox - April 01, 2019 23:22 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
Cory Doctorow (@doctorow) is an author, co-editor at Boing Boing, adviser to the EFF, and ginger liqueur connoisseur. He just published his new book Radicalized on March 19th, 2019 and joins me on this episode to talk about it. It's a collection of four amazing science fiction novellas to remind...

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Science fiction, Radicalized: An interview with Cory Doctorow

Chicago Public Square Podcasts - March 24, 2019 22:11 ★★★ - 16 ratings
Wanna know what terrible technology is headed your way in the years ahead? Journalist and science fiction author Cory Doctorow says it’s not hard: Take a look at what The Powers That Be are foisting on prisoners and students. Doctorow joined the Chicago Public Square Podcast for half an hour o...

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Science fiction, Radicalized: An interview with Cory Doctorow

Charlie Meyerson interviews - March 24, 2019 22:11
Wanna know what terrible technology is headed your way in the years ahead? Journalist and science fiction author Cory Doctorow says it’s not hard: Take a look at what The Powers That Be are foisting on prisoners and students. Doctorow joined the Chicago Public Square Podcast for half an hour o...

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Interview with Cory Doctorow

NYSAIS-Now - February 22, 2019 01:39 - 23 minutes ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
In this NYSAIS-Now Interview at the NYSAIS Education & Information Technology Conference at the Mohonk Mountain House in November 2018, Cory Doctorow discusses why loss prevention of one-to-one laptop programs, school safety, and John Deere tractors lead to anti-dystopian ed-tech.

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The Good Fight: Cory Doctorow

Slate Daily Feed - February 13, 2019 10:00 - 59 minutes ★★★★ - 1K ratings
In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Cory Doctorow, science fiction author who serves as co-editor of the blog Boing Boing, about measures we can take to preserve the freedom of the Net - while preserving our own. Email: [email protected] Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk Podca...

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A Conversation with Cory Doctorow (full event audio)

The SOF/Heyman Bookshelf - November 28, 2018 16:20 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 6 ratings
New Books at the Heyman Center: a podcast featuring audio from events at Columbia University, and interviews with the speakers and authors. A special edition of our series, hear the full event featuring Cory Doctorow from September 2018. Cory Doctorow and Dennis Tenen, Associate Professor of E...


‘Printing A New Reality’, with Cory Doctorow

STEAL THIS SHOW - August 07, 2018 14:45 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 25 ratings
In this episode we meet Cory Doctorow, sci-fi author and co-founder of Boing Boing. Cory’s most recent book, Walkaway, is a story of refusing a life of surveillance and control under a high-tech oligarchy and the struggle to live in a post-scarcity gift economy where even death has been defeated...

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PW Radio 256: Cory Doctorow and PW Spring Announcements

PW Insider - December 15, 2017 04:00 - 56 minutes ★★★★ - 9 ratings
Publishers Weekly editors chime in on the biggest stories and books of the week.

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Season 2, Ep 11 - Surveillance Spider (w/ Cory Doctorow)

Hello From The Magic Tavern - May 29, 2017 07:05 - 25 minutes ★★★★★ - 10.7K ratings
The Dark Lord may be spying on the people of Foon, and we've got one of his surveillance spiders in the tavern, ready to tell the tale. Credits Arnie: Arnie Niekamp Chunt: Adal Rifai Usidore: Matt Young Sigent the Spider: Cory Doctorow Mysterious Man: Tim Sniffen Craig: Ryan DiGi...

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Truth And Fiction With Cory Doctorow

Techdirt - May 16, 2017 19:39 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 48 ratings
Most Techdirt readers are already familiar with Cory Doctorow, whether via his EFF work, the BoingBoing blog, his novels, or all of the above. This week, he joins us on the podcast to discuss his new book Walkaway and much, much more.

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Cory Doctorow: Live At Politics and Prose

Live at Politics and Prose - May 12, 2017 09:00 - 53 minutes ★★★★ - 110 ratings
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2002:A 2017 Interview With Cory Doctorow and John Scalzi

Rick Kleffel:Narrative Species–The Agony Column - May 03, 2017 16:00 ★★★★★ - 13 ratings
Cory Doctorow and John Scalzi discuss science, science fiction and writing.

Books written by Cory Doctorow

Eastern Standard Tribe
Cory Doctorow

12 Episodes - 223 pages - ★★★ - 3.16K ratings

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom
Cory Doctorow

2 Episodes - 208 pages - ★★★★ - 10.5K ratings

The Anthology at the End of the Universe: Leading Science Fiction Authors on Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Glenn Yeffeth, Don DeBrandt, Cory Doctorow, Bruce Bethke, Adam Roberts, Lawrence Watt, Evans, Selina Rosen, Mark W. Tiedemann, Jacqueline Carey, Susan Sizemore, Vox Day, Stephen Baxter, A.M. Dellamonica, Marguerite Krause, John Shirley, Adam, Troy Castro, Amy Berner, Maria Alexander, Marie, Catherine Caillava, Mike Byrne

240 pages - ★★★★ - 123 ratings