This day in history

2003, 2018.

Cory Doctorow
1 min readNov 25, 2023


On November 27, I’m appearing at the Toronto Metro Reference Library with Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen.

On 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 Hilbert’s 16th problem solved by 22-year-old student

#5yrsago DHS plans to use credit-scores to judge who may become a citizen

#5yrsago New Scientist calls for the end of the scholarly publishing industry: “more profitable than oil,” “indefensible”

#5yrsago British Parliament seizes internal Facebook documents by threatening to jail a rival exec

#5yrsago Missouri’s latest senator is part of a wave of (extremely selective) Republican enthusiasm for trustbusting

#5yrsago Taylor Swift makes a payout to all Universal artists a clause in her new record deal