Making in Cory Doctorow’s Walkaway

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Cory Doctorow

With the growing implementation of engineering principles and Makerspaces in our schools, we decided to reach out to science fiction writer Cory Doctorow to chat about his most recent novel Walkaway. Set in a near future ruined by ecological and technological catastrophe, Walkaway is a story about scarcity and surviving outside the default limits of societal norms. But Walkaway also offers a glimpse into a future where today’s emerging technologies, such as 3D printers and drones, are used routinely in collaborative problem solving. Doctorow talks to us about Walkaway, the maker movement and bunch of other stuff.


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