John Paczkowski

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Nokia Poised to Dominate Wasteful Employee Name Tag Market

So, the pictures of that diminutive Nokia device that have been making the rounds? You know, the mysterious business-card-sized tablet? The “buttonless Windows Phone”?

They’re real.

Sadly, they don’t depict a shirt-pocket-sized tablet, or some revolutionary new Windows Phone hardware design. No, the device featured in that photo is nowhere near as interesting.

It’s just a digital name tag for Nokia staffers, reports The Verge. Granted, it’s programmable and can be worn as a badge or belt buckle, but still …

Disappointing, I know. But what were you going to do with a 3-inch tablet, anyway?

(Image courtesy of Boredatwork)


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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