77 posts and columns on NPR
Well, it was invented by Larry and Sergey. And the idea was that we don’t quite know what evil is, but if we have a rule that says don’t be evil, then employees can say, I think that’s evil. Now, when I showed up, I thought this was the stupidest rule ever, because there’s no book about evil except maybe, you know, the Bible or something.
– Eric Schmidt, describing Google’s motto while on NPR’s “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!”
News ByteKickstarter projects promise rewards to people who fund them. It’s something between investing in a company and purchasing a product — but it’s neither. Hence, valid questions like NPR’s All Tech Considered’s “When A Kickstarter Campaign Fails, Does Anyone Get The Money Back?” Today, the Kickstarter team spoke out about its accountability policies in part by saying, “The fact that Kickstarter allows creators to take risks and attempt to create something ambitious is a feature, not a bug.”
I wish I could say I miss album packaging and liner notes and rue the decline in album sales the digital world has caused. But the truth is, I’ve never supported physical music as a consumer.
– Emily White, intern at NPR’s All Songs Considered and a senior at American University