I’m Doing a Reading at SXSW


I”m thrilled to announce that I will be attending SXSW and will be doing a reading from Borg Like Me at the “Cyberpunk Retrofest” after party, sponsored by EFF/EFF-Austin. Here are the deets. If you’re going to be at SXSW, come to this event and say “hi.”

A Cyberpunk Retrofest presented by EFF/EFF-Austin
An Official SXSW Interactive Evening Event
Saturday, March 8th, 7:00pm – 11:30pm

SXSW Interactive, Gold, and Platinum Badge holders and Invited Guests ONLY

The 2014 release of the much-beloved EFF/EFF-Austin SXSW Interactive after party stars Gareth Branwyn, Bruce Sterling, Cory Doctorow, William Barker (Schwa) and Jon Lebkowsky. The event features a cyberpunk scifi genre panel, as well as a talk by and first release of Branwyn’s successful Kickstarter memoir book project, Borg Like Me. We’ll offer four separate areas of visuals overviewing Mondo 2000, Boing Boing, Fringeware, 2600: The Hacker Quarterly, Schwa, and more, as well as the people and cultural awesomeness of a heady and transformative era that spawned much of the cutting edge technology and foment we’re living today. Industrial DJing courtesy Thomas Fang.

Free cocktails courtesy Bone Spirits LLC, who will feature their Moody June Gin and Fitch’s Goat Moonshine, and beer from Guns and Oil Brewing Co.

Sponsored by EFF, EFF-Austin, AdPeople, iSEC Partners, Wickr, MindEcology, and the Museum of Computer Culture. Sponsorships still available. Ping me for more info.

Time/Location/Etc. available at the Website. http://www.cyberpunk2014.com/

Published by Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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