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Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World By David Brin Stephen W. Potts Jack McDevitt Vernor Vinge Aliette de Bodard David Ramírez Neal Stephenson John Perry Barlow,

  • Title: Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World
  • Author: David Brin Stephen W. Potts Jack McDevitt Vernor Vinge Aliette de Bodard David Ramírez Neal Stephenson John Perry Barlow
  • ISBN: 9780765382580
  • Page: 300
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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 numerous Has Orwell s Big Brother finally come to pass Or have we become a global society of thousands of Little BrotDavid 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 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 permutationsNTENTIntroduction Private Lives James GunnAD JUSTITIAM PER LUCEMMine, Yours, Ours Jack SkillingsteadInsistence of Vision David BrinPlanetbound Nancy FuldaThe Right s Tough Robert J SawyerThe Circuit Riders R.C FitzPatrickThe Werewolves of Maplewood James MorrowThe Road to Oceania William GibsonSURVEILLANCE SOUSVEILLANCEI See You Damon KnightEyejacked David WaltonFeastWar Vylar KaftanYour Lying Eyes Jack McDevittThe Disaster Stack Vernor VingeLIES AND PRIVATE LIVESFirst Presentation Aliette de BodardAfterShift Memories David RamirezSpew Neal StephensonPrivate Life in Cyberspace John Perry BarlowBIG BROTHER, LITTLE BROTHER, VILLAGEElderjoy Gregory BenfordStreet Life in the Emerald City Brenda CooperThe Eyes Have It Stephen W PottsNO PLACE TO HIDEPreferences Cat RamboVectors Stephen GaskellPublic Domain Scott SiglerTo See the Invisible Man Robert SilverbergThe Disconnected Ramez NaamLOOKING BACK AND LOOKING UPEminence Karl SchroederSport Kathleen Ann GoonanElephant on Table Bruce SterlingA Tsunami of Light Afterword by David Brin
    Chasing Shadows Visions of Our Coming Transparent World 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

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    1. Introduction Private Lives James GunnAD JUSTITIAM PER LUCEM Mine, Yours, Ours Jack SkillingsteadTerrified of dying from heart failure like her mother did, a neurotic woman joins an organ donation exchange program if she needs a transplant she s guaranteed one The catch, of course, which is only fair, is that she is required to reciprocate if another member needs a transplant It s no surprise that her gamble doesn t put her aheadThe story explores thorny ethical issues, and is about what we owe [...]

    2. This is a collection of short stories and essays mostly stories so as usual with any collection the quality is varied Some were excellent, others less so, but on the whole they re a good assortment of stories looking at the ways technology and privacy concerns may shape the way we live in the future If you re familiar with Brin s Transparent Society then you have an idea of the kind of discussions happening in this book It includes stories essays by Neal Stephenson, Vernor Vinge, William Gibson, [...]

    3. A thought provoking collection of short stories and essays exploring the potential ramifications, responses, and unexpected challenges presented by our increasingly transparent world Truly the best of what sci fi has to offer.

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