This day in history

2003, 2018.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readNov 17, 2023

This Saturday (November 18), I’ll be in Concord, NH at Gibson’s Books, presenting my new novel The Lost Cause, a preapocalyptic tale of hope in the climate emergency.

#20yrsago Send back your MP3s

#5yrsago Thousands of sleep apnea sufferers rely on a lone Australian CPAP hacker to stay healthy

#5yrsago Our homes are designed for stuff, making them unsuitable for people

#5yrsago Terror as disappearances follow Chinese student communists’ solidarity with striking workers

#5yrsago The Lie Behind the Lie Detector: how to beat the pseudoscientific polygraph

#5yrsago A leaky database of SMS messages is a reminder that SMS is really, really insecure

#5yrsago For $20, you can make a DIY Stingray in minutes, using parts from Amazon

#5yrsago EU antitrust enforcers investigate Amazon’s predatory private-label products

#5yrsago UN poverty envoy calls UK poverty a “political choice” that inflicted “great misery”

#5yrsago Bernie Sanders introduces the Stop Walmart Act: no stock buybacks without a $15 minimum wage