Overclocked

Overclocked

More Stories of the Future Present

Streaming Audiobook - 2017
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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."
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2017
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781504757584
1504757580
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: streaming audio file (1 audio file (780 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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