--

--

--

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

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

CHINA AND THE COLLAPSE OF AFGHANISTAN #307

An Ounce of Prevention

Trump Reminds Me of Aristides

Noise in a Dying Republic

A mysterious silhouette rests center a red background. Peeking behind on the right is W. Hurst, from the left is N. Gingrich.

The Republican Assault on Liberty

Brooking Reality and History

As City Officials Tow RVs Off the Portland Streets, People Priced Out of Apartments Wonder Where to…

Trump, Falwell Jr. Signal Shift to Privatization for U.S. Education

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
Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow

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

More from Medium

How to design an anti-monopoly interop system

A Monopoly board upon which a wheelbarrow token has landed on Boardwalk with a hotel. Behind the board is the Matrix ‘waterfall’ effect. In the bottom right corner is a thuggish capitalist with a top hat and cigar, pulling a dollar-sign-shaped lever on a mysterious box. In the bottom left corner is a shadowy ‘hacker-in-a-hoodie’ figure, with a red supernova where their face should be. Image: elPadawan (modified) https://www.flickr.com/photos/elpadawan/10738209824/ CC BY-SA 2.0: https://creativ

Algae Drives An Exoskeleton, the “Pavement Surgeon”, and Why Legalese Makes No Sense

Rail monopolies destroyed the American supply chain

A vintage editorial cartoon depicting a giant squid labeled ‘Railroad Monopoly’ with various things being strangled in its tentacles: a ship, a coach, a farmer and his horses, a miner, a telegraph delivery boy, a winemaker, lumberjacks, a produce farmer, etc. The octopus’s eyes are the bearded faces of two forgotten railbarons.

Podcasting Part II of “The Internet Heist”

The MPAA’s ‘You Wouldn’t Steal a Car’ graphic; ‘a Car’ has been replaced with ‘the Future.’