This day in history

2004, 2009, 2014, 2019.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readJun 29, 2024

On July 14, I’m giving the closing keynote for the fifteenth Hackers On Planet Earth, in Queens, NY. On July 20, I’m appearing at Chicago’s Exile in Bookville.

#20yrsago BBC affirms Creative Archive in Charter Renewal plans

#20yrsago How Free Software won the hearts of hackers, capitalists, commies and academics

#20yrsago Toaster oven casemod

#15yrsago Automated shakedown racket sends legal threats, demands cash

#15yrsago Honduran coup is the first successful military coup d’etat in the region since the Cold War ended

#10yrsago Aaron Swartz documentary, The Internet’s Own Boy, out today

#10yrsago Horror movies and the Haunted Mansion

#5yrsago Felony Contempt of Business Model: Lexmark’s anti-competitive legacy

#5yrsago Three Halflings in a Trenchcoat: a homebrew fighter class for D&D

#5yrsago Microsoft is about to shut off its ebook DRM servers: “The books will stop working”

#5yrsago Improving Q&As with peer-review

#5yrsago Howto: stay civil while discussing the children in America’s concentration camps

#5yrsago Rage Inside the Machine: an insightful, brilliant critique of AI’s computer science, sociology, philosophy and economics