This day in history

2008, 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.”

#15yrsago Canada’s Internet is crap

#10yrsago Brainwashed: Neuroscience vs neurobollocks

#10yrsago Florida sheriff arrests mayor on drug charges: “This isn’t Toronto”

#10yrsago Pope blasts capitalism

#10yrsago Venn menu

#5yrsago Probing a mysterious network of dropshippers, evangelicals, crapgadgets, and semi-vacant Manhattan department stores

#5yrsago Houston’s “inchworm bandits” create performance art while robbing restaurants on their bellies

#5yrsago Dutch church holds 27 days of round-the-clock services to protect immigrant family from deportation

#5yrsago Comcast cranks up extra charges on cable bills, again, even for people who signed contracts promising a lower rate

#5yrsago Prince’s entire catalog of obscure, hard-to-find music videos, collected and annotated

#5yrsago Before Youtube nukes annotations, take one last look at these amazing, creative projects that showed how much annotations could do

#5yrsago Labour report on executive pay proposes giving customers a vote on compensation, ending share-based compensation for execs

#5yrsago Toronto 2033: science fiction writers imagine the city of the future

#1yrago How monopoly enshittified Amazon