Liz Gannes

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Want a Ticket to Google I/O? Better Check eBay.

Willing to pay $900 for a hot new mystery gadget or two, access to Google executives and platform people, and some delicious lunches? You’re too late. Tickets to Google’s I/O developer conference, May 15-17, sold out this morning in less than an hour, after some reported hiccups with Google Wallet payments.


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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