'Computers and the networks that we connect to them, they're the nervous system of the 21st century.'
And yet Cory Doctorow argues passionately that right now, the way we legislate the internet isn't serving the creators, or even the consumers.
If you care more about people seeing and using your content than you do about restrictive copyright law, there are alternatives. Cory released several of his own books under Creative Commons licences, and in this inerview he explains why, and why it matters.
He also gives us an insight into his own prolific writing practice, with some practical tips for getting a writing habit established and sustaining it.
This man is a hero of the internet - author, blogger, campaigner, visionary - and this is a powerful analysis of what's wrong with the creative ecosystem and what we can do about it.