Hey, Cory does great work, advocacy regarding online rights, and great science fiction. (I'm a nerd, and I know the stuff.)
On Wednesday, he does a reading in San Francisco, fundraising for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which is a really big deal regarding the good fight.
More info at the EFF site, but anyway…
Join EFF for a fundraising event featuring
award-winning writer Cory Doctorow. Cory will be reading from his newly
released novel, For the Win. This is his first visit to the Bay Area in
over a year, so don't miss your opportunity to hear him read from his
ground-breaking new work.
Cory Doctorow is a science
fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor
of the popular weblog Boing Boing,
and a contributor to Wired, Popular Science, Make, the New York Times,
and many other newspapers, magazines and websites. He was formerly EFF's
Director of European Affairs and co-founded the UK Open Rights Group
(ORG). He has won the Locus and
Sunburst Awards and has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, and British
Science Fiction Awards.
About For the Win:Cory Doctorow unveils a sprawling international cast of young characters
in For the Win, a young adult (YA) novel about the global economy and
the meteoric rise and power of the online gaming community.
Geek Reading with Cory Doctorow at 111 Minna Gallery
Wednesday, May 19th, 2010, at 7:30 PM