John Paczkowski

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What is fail? What does a person have to do to deserve this treatment? It has no formal definition, but loosely, a fail is some bit of negligence, misunderstanding, unwillingness to read documentation, or just plain unforgivable stupidity that leads to a problem. Fail is amplified by the magnitude of the problem and the ease with which the error could have been detected.”

Persai co-founder and former Uncov blogger Ted Dziuba explains the Grand Unified Theory of FAIL.

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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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