Kara Swisher

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Mission Impossibly Funny: Siri Will Self-Destruct in Five Seconds (Video)

Here is a very clever video which imagines a new feature on iPhone 5 — the Siri voice command cracks the device if you key in the wrong password three times in a row, after doing a quick data transfer to your iTunes account.

Somehow, I don’t think this going to be in the next version of the Apple smartphone, but it’s certainly innovative, in a twisted way.

Enjoy:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald