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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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