Mike Isaac

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Mobile App Highlight Gets a Refresh

In its largest feature update since its debut, location-based discovery app Highlight launched a significant overhaul on Thursday morning, incorporating a number of new sharing functions. Among them are the ability to posit questions to others nearby, deeper Facebook Open Graph integration, and support for 10 additional languages. The update should also lessen the impact on battery life, a major early critique of the app.


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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