Yellow highlight | Location: 64
For my parents: Roz and Gord Doctorow, who taught me why we fight, and not to give up. This isn’t the kind of fight we win, it’s the kind of fight we fight.
Yellow highlight | Location: 81
Yellow highlight | Location: 140
Yellow highlight | Location: 516
“You see, if someone wants to control you with a computer, they have to put the computer where you are, and they are not, and so you can access that computer without supervision. A computer you can access without supervision is a computer you can change, because all these computers are the same, deep down. When you get down to the programs underneath the skin, a toaster and a dishwasher and a thermostat, they’re all the same computer in different cases. Once you can seize control over that computer, all of them are yours.” As the words
Yellow highlight | Location: 1,139
it out for him, quicker than she had. “It’s like my schoolbooks. I can read them at school or home, but if I want to study in the park, I have to pay to unlock them.”
Yellow highlight | Location: 1,798
and tuned his hearing to the FM band, concentrating until he dialed in NPR. Increasingly this was how he got his news: analog radio reception didn’t leave any digital trail that could be connected to him,
Yellow highlight | Location: 2,645
Mars Bluff B-47 nuclear incident, when the USAF accidentally nuked the town of Mars Bluff in 1958.
Yellow highlight | Location: 3,332
his armored Toyota Tacoma with its overcab cargo pod, camouflaged to look like a camping accessory, but actually as armored-up as the Tacoma’s body and windshields, with spare gas, tires, guns, ammo, food—even a chainsaw.