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Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World

by David Brin (Editor), Stephen W. Potts (Editor)

Other authors: John Perry Barlow (Contributor), Gregory Benford (Contributor), David Brin (Contributor), Brenda Cooper (Contributor), Aliette de Bodard (Contributor)23 more, R. C. Fitzpatrick (Contributor), Nancy Fulda (Contributor), Stephen Gaskell (Contributor), William Gibson (Contributor), Kathleen Ann Goonan (Contributor), James Gunn (Introduction), Vylar Kaftan (Contributor), Damon Knight (Contributor), Jack McDevitt (Contributor), James Morrow (Contributor), Ramez Naam (Contributor), Stephen W. Potts (Contributor), Cat Rambo (Contributor), David Ramirez (Contributor), Robert J. Sawyer (Contributor), Karl Schroeder (Contributor), Scott Sigler (Contributor), Robert Silverberg (Contributor), Jack Skillingstead (Contributor), Neal Stephenson (Contributor), Bruce Sterling (Contributor), Vernor Vinge (Contributor), David Walton (Contributor)

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David Brin, Hugo award-winning author of The Uplift War, presents Chasing Shadows, 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.

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