Overclocked, Cory Doctorow
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More Stories of the Future Present

Author: Cory Doctorow

Unabridged: 13 hr 13 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Published: 10/25/2016


Now available for the first time with two additional stories! Have you ever wondered what its like to be bitten by a zombie or live through a bioweapon attack? In Cory Doctorows collection of novellas, he wields his formidable experience in technology and computing to give us mind-bending sci-fi tales that explore the possibilities of information technologyand its various usesrun amok. Andas Game is a spin on the bizarre new phenomenon of cyber sweatshops, in which people are paid very low wages to play online games all day in order to generate in-game wealth, which can be converted into actual money. Another tale tells of the heroic exploits of sysadminssystems administratorsas they defend the cyberworld, and hence the world at large, from worms and bioweapons. And yes, there is a story about zombies too. Plus, for the first time, this collection includes Petard and The Man Who Sold the Moon.