Liz Gannes

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Title-Inflation Police

You do not deserve the title of genius! You can’t just throw that term around.

– “Saturday Night Live”’s Jay Pharoah, in character as Kanye West, to Lady Gaga playing Karen, the Apple Store Genius Bar tech-support employee


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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