This day in history

2004, 2009, 2014, 2019, 2023.

Cory Doctorow
1 min readFeb 8, 2024


#20yrsago Leveraging RSS at Disney ETCON talk

#20yrsago Tim O’Reilly’s Emerging Technology keynote

#15yrsago Trough of No Value: the period when objects aren’t new and aren’t collectible

#15yrsago Making a toaster from scratch, mining the raw materials

#10yrsago NYT vs wget: technologically illiterate Snowden coverage

#5yrsago Vast majority of Americans and Europeans believe ad-targeting and feed customization are immoral

#5yrsago Trump’s properties routinely employed (and abused) undocumented Latino workers, including dozens from a single Costa Rican town

#1yrago Poor people pay higher time tax