Peter Kafka

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Jony Ive Shows You How Apple’s Sausage Gets Made

This is a one-note joke from BuzzFeed’s John Herrman, but it’s a very good joke: Apple’s reality distortion field is strong enough to turn chicken parts into shiny objects of technophile lust.

Here’s the source material, by the way, from the Science Channel:


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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