This day in history

2004, 2009, 2014, 2019.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readFeb 26, 2024


I’m on tour with my new novel The Bezzle! Catch TONIGHT (Feb 26) in Seattle (Feb 26), with NEAL STEPHENSON), then Portland, Phoenix, Tucson, and more!

A yellow rectangle. On the left, in blue, are the words ‘Cory Doctorow.’ On the right, in black, is ‘The Bezzle.’ Between them is the motif from the cover of *The Bezzle*: an escheresque impossible triangle. The center of the triangle is a barred, smaller triangle that imprisons a silhouetted male figure in a suit. Two other male silhouettes in suits run alongside the top edges of the triangle.

#20yrsago Universal crackpot spam solution rebuttal

#15yrsago Steampunk: Love the machine, hate the factory

#15yrsago RIP, Philip Jose Farmer

#15yrsago Authors´ Guild vs. reality: Kindles and read-aloud

#10yrsago DICE: emulator for hardwired, discrete-circuit games from the 1970s

#10yrsago It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens (must, MUST read)

#10yrsago GCHQ’s dirty-tricking psyops groups: infiltrating, disrupting and discrediting political and protest groups

#5yrsago Costa Rican measles outbreak traced to unvaccinated French tourists

#5yrsago France fines UBS €3.7b for helping rich French residents launder more than €10b

#5yrsago German neofascists used Qanon to expand their reach

#5yrsago Lime scooters have a software bug that causes them to hurl their riders to the ground

#5yrsago Artists against Article 13: when Big Tech and Big Content make a meal of creators, it doesn’t matter who gets the bigger piece