2001, 2006, 2011, 2016, 2020


Now, onto the audiobook mastering!

The cover of One/Zero/Medium’s paperback edition of ‘How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism.’
The cover of One/Zero/Medium’s paperback edition of ‘How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism.’

EFF’s ‘public interest internet’ illustration: a 2.5-D gamelike image of a tile with a piece of city-grid on it including a train, a public square, a playground, a cellular tower, a library, and sports fields, floating on a background of a stylized circuit board.
EFF’s ‘public interest internet’ illustration: a 2.5-D gamelike image of a tile with a piece of city-grid on it including a train, a public square, a playground, a cellular tower, a library, and sports fields, floating on a background of a stylized circuit board.


Why we can’t have nice things.

The IRS logo, captioned ‘It’s too costly to audit the rich, so look out you working stiffs. Image: Mike Licht/notionscapital.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/notionscapital/48857033957/ CC BY: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
The IRS logo, captioned ‘It’s too costly to audit the rich, so look out you working stiffs. Image: Mike Licht/notionscapital.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/notionscapital/48857033957/ CC BY: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/


2001, 2011, 2016, 2020


Socializing risk and privatizing gain for fun and profit.


Ghost-writing memos for GOP “public servants.”

The Earth, floating in space, with its southern hemisphere in flames; it is being irradiated by a beam-weapon fired by a Death Star-style coronavirus molecule, bearing the Pfizer logo.
The Earth, floating in space, with its southern hemisphere in flames; it is being irradiated by a beam-weapon fired by a Death Star-style coronavirus molecule, bearing the Pfizer logo.


The best way to rob a bank is to own one.

A panel from Alison Bechdel’s ‘Dykes to Watch Out For’ strip #90 (1990), ‘The Solution,’ in which a character rants ‘…Richard Nixon opens a library as if he’s some big heroic statesman or something…and all these Savings & Loan swindlers go merrily about their business, while…’ https://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=3908728&userid=99998&perpage=40&pagenumber=10
A panel from Alison Bechdel’s ‘Dykes to Watch Out For’ strip #90 (1990), ‘The Solution,’ in which a character rants ‘…Richard Nixon opens a library as if he’s some big heroic statesman or something…and all these Savings & Loan swindlers go merrily about their business, while…’ https://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=3908728&userid=99998&perpage=40&pagenumber=10


100gbs symmetrical to every home in the state or bust!

An illustration of three isolated buildings in an empty field, with fiber lines streaming towards them and a wifi icon hovering over them.
An illustration of three isolated buildings in an empty field, with fiber lines streaming towards them and a wifi icon hovering over them.

Cory Doctorow

Writer, blogger, activist. Blog: https://pluralistic.net; Mailing list: https://pluralistic.net/plura-list; Twitter: https://twitter.com/doctorow

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store