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Cory Doctorow

Cory DoctorowBorn: 17-Jul-1971
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Blogger, Novelist

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

"Some things in the world are theoretically human-readable, but nobody ever reads them. Postscript source code is one example, the fiction of Cory Doctorow another."[1]

[1] Andrew Orlowski, "Five Ways Microsoft Can Rescue Windows Phone", The Register, 2 February 2012.

Brother: Neil Howard Doctorow
Wife: Alice Taylor (m. 26-Oct-2008)
Daughter: Poesy Emmeline Fibonacci Nautilus Taylor Doctorow (b. 3-Feb-2008)

    High School: SEED School (Toronto, Canada)
Annenberg Center for Public Diplomacy, University of Southern California
    Lecturer: Visiting Senior Lecturer, Open University

    Boing Boing Contributor
    Wired Writer
    Electronic Frontier Foundation Fellow and Director of European Affairs (2002-06)
    Member of the Board of Onion Networks
    Member of the Board of Technorati, Inc.
    MetaBrainz Foundation
    Open Rights Group
    Participatory Culture Foundation
    Ordained by the Universal Life Church Minister
    EFF Pioneer Award 2007
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Former Smoker

    The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (20-Jan-2014) · Himself

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Author of books:
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Science Fiction (2000)
Essential Blogging (2003)
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom (2003, novel)
A Place So Foreign and Eight More (2003, short stories)
Eastern Standard Tribe (2004, novel)
Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town (2005, novel)
Overclocked: Stories of the Future Present (2007, short stories)
Little Brother (2008, novel)

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