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Tim Cook’s Dazed and Confused Years

Tim Cook 1975:1976

If you want to see what Apple’s CEO looked like in the mid-70s, head over to Reddit, where user whitbaker has uploaded images of what appear to be Tim Cook’s yearbook from Alabama’s Robertsdale High School.

Is there news value in any of this? Nope! But you’ll probably want to click anyway. Meanwhile, since you’re here, this is not a home video of Cook and some of the other winners of the optimist oratorical contest.

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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