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Google’s Top Brass Willing to Pay Up to Save NASA’s Hangar One

Google’s top three executives want to save Hangar One, NASA’s iconic Moffett Field airship house. Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt are willing to pay the $33 million price tag in full, as long as they can park their eight private jets there once the revamp is done. NASA is said to be weighing the offer, according to the Mercury News.


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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