Liz Gannes

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Foursquare Checks In 10M Users

Foursquare today announced it now has 10 million registered users, an important milestone for the location-sharing start-up. A blog post offered more fun facts and visualizations, including: 78,387 Foursquare venue mayors are ousted per day; 1,061 birth announcements have been made through hospital check-ins; and there are 6,230 sake-bar venues in Japan.


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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