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We have great news! To thank you for your support, which we appreciate even more in these difficult times, we are giving away 28 English copies of the book 'Ada & Zangemann - A Tale of Software, Skateboards, and Raspberry Ice Cream'.

Ada and Zangemann book picture

To show our appreciation for your support we are raffling 28 books by the author Matthias Kirschner! 16 of those books,including stickers, postcards and other swag, will be raffled among all our supporters who are donating more than €128 . All those who donate more than €256 will participate in the draw for another 8 copies, which will include an individual signature by Matthias Kirschner. Donate more than €512 and you might get one of 4 books signed by Matthias including a unique illustration, drawn by the book's illustrator, Sandra Brandstätter.

This illustrated book tells the story of the famous inventor Zangemann and the girl Ada, a curious tinkerer. Ada begins to experiment with hardware and software, and in the process realises how crucial it is for her and others to control technology.

“Introduces readers young and old to the power and peril of software. Behind it all is a backdrop of ethics of knowledge sharing upon which the arc of human history rides.” - Vint Cerf, Computer Scientist and One of the Inventors of the Internet

“What a fun read! I recognize myself in Ada at many moments.” - Isabela Fernandes, Executive Director, The Tor project

“A rousing tale of self-reliance, community, and standing up to bullies...software freedom is human freedom!” - Cory Doctorow, Sci-Fi Author

“Even as a non-child, I was captivated by the story from the first page to the last. Kudos to the author for packaging difficult topics such as monopolies, lobbyism, digital divide, software freedom, digital autonomy, IoT, consumer control, e-waste and much more in a child-friendly form in an easily understandable and exciting storyline” - Jörg Luther, chief editor of the German Linux-Magazin, LinuxUser, Raspberry Pi Geek

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