Arik Hesseldahl

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QOTD: In Case You Didn't Get the Message, Our New Chip Is a Big Deal

“In 2011 alone, just the first year of shipments, Sandy Bridge will represent over one-third of Intel’s corporate revenues this year, and will generate over $125 billion of revenue for the PC industry. This is a huge, huge product.”

– Intel CEO Paul Otellini, speaking at the company’s CES press conference today, at which it formally launched its latest generation of PC microprocessors, which combine a traditional PC processor with a graphics chip.


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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