Liz Gannes

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Watch the World Do the Wave on 11/11/11

Twitter today released a visualization of tweets mentioning the time “11:11” on Nov. 11, celebrating the unusual time and date as it occurred around the world. It’s pretty cool to watch:

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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