This day in history

2008, 2013, 2018.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readNov 20, 2023


Tonight (November 20), I’m at the Simsbury, CT Public Library at 7PM, with my new novel The Lost Cause, a preapocalyptic tale of hope in the climate emergency.

#15yrsago Regulator to hear Bell Canada network throttling case

#15yrsago Apple to Mac owners: throw away your monitor if Hollywood says so

#15yrsago Liberation: a magical road-novel about America in collapse, Bradbury meets Kerouac

#10yrsago Tropes vs Women in Video Games: Ms. Male Character

#10yrsago Vi Hart explains logarithms

#10yrsago Jack Womack’s Random Acts of Senseless Violence: apocalypse in a young girl’s diary

#10yrsago Complete meal cooking with a hotel coffee-maker

#5yrsago Concealed Carry scammers spent $2m on gunhumper scare-ads on Facebook during the 2018 midterms

#5yrsago Finns to Trump: We don’t rake our forests

#5yrsago Apple’s CEO: tech regulation is “inevitable”

#5yrsago Pope condemns the “wealthy few” who hoard the riches that “belongs to all”

#5yrsago Sheryl Sandberg’s fingerprints are all over every one of Facebook’s scandals

#5yrsago How to use science fiction to teach tech ethics

#5yrsago Insurer won’t pay murdered gunshot victim’s family because he didn’t disclose his high blood-sugar

#5yrsago Trump’s FCC seems to have ended the practice of releasing its ISP speed-tests, leaving Americans in the dark about what they’re paying for

#5yrsago Ford CEO frankly admits that the car of the future is a surveillance device that you pay to spy on you