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John at a Loss for Words–Other Than iPhone, of Course

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John Paczkowski makes light of the obsessive coverage of the launch of the iPhone tomorrow (like, say, ours at AllThingsD.com)

Noting that Google indexed more than 10,000 stories in one day mentioning the iPhone, John marvels at Apple’s successful “marketing striptease.” Here’s a direct link to the video, which is also embedded below.

Here is John’s text post about the iPhone’s continuing effort to compete with Paris Hilton in the celebrity news category in his Digital Daily column.

He also posts on Google’s potential brain drain now that a lot of employees are vesting their options and also about MySpace’s possibly useless attempts to compete against YouTube.


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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