Note: This visit is being organized by the University of Waterloo Cheriton School of Computer Science;, as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations, but the organizers have kindly opened the evening talk to the general public as well as the UW community.
Blogger, activist and author Cory Doctorow will be giving two events in Kitchener-Waterloo on Monday, December 4.
- At 3pm Doctorow will be doing a reading and book signing at the central branch of the Kitchener Public Library. The event is free but tickets are required. See http://www.kpl.org/85-queen-afternoon-cory-doctorow-ticketed-event to get tickets.
- At 7pm Doctorow will be giving a talk at the Modern Languages building of the University of Waterloo. It is titled "Dead canary in the coalmine: we just lost the web in the war on general purpose computing" This event is also free, but tickets are required (and the event is expected to sell out). See https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/events/cory-doctorow for the talk description and a link to get tickets.