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Overclocked

More Stories of the Future Present

by Cory Doctorow Author · Various Narrators Narrator

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Now available for the first time with two additional stories!

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be bitten by a zombie or live through a bioweapon attack? In Cory Doctorow's 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 technology—and its various uses—run amok.

"Anda's 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 "sysadmins"—systems administrators—as 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."

Publication Details

Publisher:
Blackstone Publishing
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2016

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 363.9 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 363.2 MB

Cory Doctorow (Author)

Cory Doctorow is a blogger, journalist, and author science fiction and nonfiction. His writing has won numerous awards, including three Locus Awards, two John W. Campbell Awards, three Prometheus Awards, two Sunburst Awards, the White Pine Award, ...

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Creators

Narrator :
Lloyd James
Narrator :
Fiona Hardingham
Narrator :
Nicola Barber
Narrator :
R. C. Bray
Narrator :
William Hughes
Narrator :
Paul Michael Garcia
Narrator :
Jeffrey Kafer
Author :
Cory Doctorow
Narrator :
Various Narrators
Narrator :
Jim Meskimen
Narrator :
Emily Woo Zeller
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