Wait! What? 5/2: NYC plays to win in the battle for Internet supremacy, Silicon Valley becomes its own joke

Credit: Wesley Fryer They say jealousy’s an ugly game, but did that stop Microsoft from aspiring to be Google (again)? New York from taunting San Francisco with free public wifi? Or broke undergrads from casting green eyes on MIT students? Of course not! And let’s not intervene, as spectators we’ll probably just end up getting free smartphones or something.

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