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Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow, Canadian blogger, writer. Named one of Top 25 Web Celebs, Forbes magazine, 2006, 2007; recipient John W. Campbell award for Best New Writer, 2000. Board director Participatory Culture Foundation, Open Rights Group, MetaBrainz Foundation; Member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (Canadian Regional Director 1999).

Background

  • Doctorow, Cory was born on July 17, 1971 in Toronto, Canada.

  • Career

    • Co-founder free software company Opencola (sold to Open Text Corporation), 1999—2003. Director European Affairs Electronic Frontier Foundation, London, 2002—2006, fellow, since 2006. Co-editor BoingBoing.com blog.

      Host, creator Craphound.com blog. Canadian Fulbright chair in Public Diplomacy University of California at Los Angeles Center on Public Diplomacy, 2006—2007. Board director Technorati, Inc., Onion Networks.

      Fellow Electronic Frontier Foundation.

    Works

    • Overclocked: Stories of the Future Present
    • Have you ever wondered what it's like to get bitten by a zombie? To live through a bioweapon attack? To have every aspect of your life governed by invisible ants? In Cory Doctorow's collection of novellas, he wields his formidable experience in technology and computing to give us mindbending sci-fi tales that explore the possibilities of information technology — and its various uses — run amok.
    • Backup: Roman (German Edition)
    • Leben als Sicherungskopie Die virtuelle Revolution hat ein Utopia erzeugt, in dem es keinen Tod und keine Krankheit mehr gibt – jeder kann seinen Geist abspeichern und ihn in einen neuen Körper laden.
    • Eastern Standard Tribe
    • A comedy of loyalty, betrayal, sex, madness, and music-swapping Art is an up-and-coming interface designer, working on the management of data flow along the Massachusetts Turnpike.
    • Upload: Roman (German Edition)
    • Eine Nation im Netz Art Berry, Konsumforscher, ist in einem zweiten, geheimen Leben Mitglied einer durch Internetkontakte entstandenen Gruppe von Computerfreaks.

    Membership

    Board director Participatory Culture Foundation, Open Rights Group, MetaBrainz Foundation. Member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (Canadian Regional Director 1999).
    Cory Doctorow
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    Born July 17, 1971
    (age 46)
    • 1999 - 2003
      Co-founder free software company Opencola (sold to Open Text Corporation)
    • 2002 - 2006
      director, European Affairs Electronic Frontier Foundation
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa