This day in history

2003, 2013, 2018, 2022.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readNov 28, 2023

Tomorrow (November 29), I’m at NYC’s Strand Books with my novel The Lost Cause, a solarpunk tale of hope and danger that Rebecca Solnit called “completely delightful.”

#20yrsago Big Mouth Billy Bass runs Linux, does impressions

#10yrsago Pratchett’s “Raising Steam”: the magic of modernity

#10yrsago NSA spied on non-terrorist “radicalizers”‘ porn use in order to discredit them

#10yrsago Public Citizen threatens legal action against Kleargear on behalf of customers

#10yrsago Beasties/GoldieBlox debunked

#5yrsago Billboards are using sensors to identify, target and track individuals

#5yrsago Man arrested for rape after his Playstation mic allegedly broadcast audio from the crime to other players

#5yrsago Amnesty will stage global protests over Google’s spying, censoring Chinese search engine plan

#5yrsago Supreme Court looks ready to let customers sue Apple for abusing its App Store monopoly

#5yrsato A visual guide to America’s concentrated, uncompetitive markets

#5yrsago US tax shortfalls have our public schools begging for donations

#5yrsago Using information security to explain why disinformation makes autocracies stronger and democracies weaker

#5yrsago The Fifth Risk: Michael Lewis explains how the “deep state” is just nerds versus grifters

#1yrago Poe vs. Property