Mike Isaac

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Twitter Down for Everyone, Not Just You

Twitter experienced a site-wide outage at approximately 8:30 am PT Thursday, the first since the site had its major period of downtime last month. Twitter acknowledged the problems on its site status page: “Users may be experiencing issues accessing Twitter. Our engineers are currently working to resolve the issue,” the page states. Some users were able to access the service, however, using the mobile Web version of the site. Update: As of approximately 10:30 a.m. PDT, Twitter seems to be up and running.


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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