Arik Hesseldahl

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QOTD: A Missing Google Exec Tweets His Release

“Freedom is a bless that deserves fighting for it.”

A Tweet by Wael Ghonim, Google’s head of marketing for the Middle East and North Africa who’s being called a hero of the uprising in Egypt upon his release by authorities there today. He disappeared more than a week ago.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus