Peter Kafka

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Steve Jobs Sells the iPad in Three Minutes. Amazing!

Say you fell and bumped your head Wednesday morning and have been dozing since. Here’s the Apple (AAPL) iPad unveiling you missed, helpfully condensed into 180 seconds.

Thanks to Mashable for finding and to body painter (really?) Neil Curtis for the heavy lifting.

And if you liked that, you’re in luck, because there’s a long history (by Internet standards) of Steve Jobs keynote condensations. Well worth another few minutes to engage in some time travel here:

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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