Chasing shadows : visions of our coming transparent world
Book
2017
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"David Brin, Hugo award-winning author of The Uplift War, presents a collection of short stories and essays by other science fiction luminaries. As we debate Internet privacy, revenge porn, the NSA, and Edward Snowden, cameras get smaller, faster, and more numerous. Has Orwell's Big Brother finally come to pass? Or have we become a global society of thousands of Little Brothers--watching, judging, and reporting on one another? Partnering with the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, and inspired by Brin's nonfiction book The Transparent Society, noted author and futurist David Brin and scholar Stephen Potts have compiled essays and short stories from writers such as Robert J. Sawyer, James Morrow, William Gibson, Damon Knight, Jack McDevitt, and many others to examine the benefits and pitfalls of technologic transparency in all its permutations."-- Provided by publisher.

Item Details
Subjects:
FICTION / Science Fiction / Short Stories.
Freedom of information.
Internet in literature.
Privacy in literature.
Privacy, Right of.
Science fiction, American.
Science fiction, Canadian.
Genre:
Science fiction.
Other Authors:
Brin, David, editor.
Potts, Stephen W., 1949- editor.
ISBN:
9780765382580
076538258X
Edition:
First edition.
Description:
336 pages ; 25 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Mine, yours, ours / Jack Skillingstead
Insistence of vision / David Brin
Planetbound / Nancy Fulda
The right's tough / Robert J. Sawyer
The circuit riders / R. C. Fitzpatrick
The werewolves of Maplewood / James Morrow
The road to Oceania / William Gibson
I see you / Damon Knight
Eyejacked / David Walton
FeastWar / Vylar Kaftan
Your lying eyes / Jack McDevitt
The disaster stack / Vernor Vinge
First presentation / Aliette de Bodard
AfterShift memories / David Ramirez
Spew / Neal Stephenson
Private life in cyberspace / John Perry Barlow
Elderjoy / Gregory Benford
Street life in the Emerald City / Brenda Cooper
The eyes have it / Stephen W. Potts
Preferences / Cat Rambo
Vectors / Stephen Gaskell
Public domain / Scott Sigler
To see the invisible man / Robert Silverberg
The disconnected / Ramez Naam
Eminence / Karl Schroeder
Sport / Kathleen Ann Goonan
Elephant on table / Bruce Sterling
A tsunami of llight / afterword by David Brinches
LCCN:
2016043536
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