Kara Swisher

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Air Larry

Can I resist?

Nope!

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So here’s a link to a lovely movie of Google founder Larry Page arrving at Foo Camp this weekend via helicopter. The video and also these photos of the helicopter and Page (and former Googler and Blogger founder Evan Williams) were taken by Scott Beale of Laughing Squid (how does a squid laugh?), a site that says it is dedicated to “art, culture and technology from San Francisco and beyond.”

I wrote a post and did a video yesterday about the annual alpha-geek confab, run by tech publisher Tim O’Reilly, where hundreds come to kibitz about the outer reaches of the future of technology and also, well, camp in tents.

Please see this disclosure related to me and Google.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work