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Burning Man’s online ticket sale had a meltdown, and people are pissed

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When it comes to online ticketing, being radically self-reliant will only get you so far. 

Scores of Burners found that out the hard way on April 10, when the annual Burning Man ticket Main Sale devolved into a frustrating and broken mess. Yup, that’s right, there were some serious technical issues — and people are pissed. 

The Main Sale, which this year offered up approximately 23,000 tickets and 10,000 vehicle…

Burning Man’s online ticket sale had a meltdown, and people are pissed

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When it comes to online ticketing, being radically self-reliant will only get you so far. 

Scores of Burners found that out the hard way on April 10, when the annual Burning Man ticket Main Sale devolved into a frustrating and broken mess. Yup, that’s right, there were some serious technical issues — and people are pissed. 

The Main Sale, which this year offered up approximately 23,000 tickets and 10,000 vehicle…

‘Avengers: Endgame’ ticket sales threaten to break the internet

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Within an hour of Avengers: Endgame tickets going on sale, the sheer demand for tickets took its toll on Fandango, AMC, and the Marvel fandom at large. The AMC website was temporarily down, and Fandango put users on pause to handle traffic in the meantime.

This kind of ticket demand isn’t unexpected — Fandango has created virtual “waiting rooms” for big releases in the past. Because sites like Fandango and…

Burning Man nixes ‘Fyre Festival-style’ camp that charged up to $100,000

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Burning Man, the annual weeklong arts and culture event in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, prides itself on the principle of “radical inclusion.” But that may no longer apply to exclusive camps for wealthy attendees that offer luxury amenities while fouling up the environment. 

In a blog post this weekend titled “Cultural Course Correcting,” Burning Man CEO Marian Goodell revealed a number of changes to ticket sales and camp placement for Burning Man 2019, to be held in August, that were…

Burning Man nixes ‘Fyre Festival-style’ camp that charged members $100,000

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Burning Man, the annual weeklong arts and culture event in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, prides itself on the principle of “radical inclusion.” But that may no longer apply to exclusive camps for wealthy attendees that offer luxury amenities while fouling up the environment. 

In a blog post this weekend titled “Cultural Course Correcting,” Burning Man CEO Marian Goodell revealed a number of changes to ticket sales and camp placement for Burning Man 2019, to be held in August, that were…

Google’s augmented reality Maps are live for some users

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In May 2018, during its annual I/O developer conference, Google announced a new feature for its Maps mobile app, called the AR Visual Positioning System. It provides navigation via a layer of augmented reality, plastered over actual reality as seen through your phone’s camera. To use it, you lift the phone in front of your eyes and the software gives you directions via arrows which show where you need to go. 

Now, according to the Wall Street Journal, Google is making the feature available…

Elon Musk’s billions have made it to Burning Man and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn’t made of money, but he sure has a lot of it. Of the billions he’s amassed over the years from his early days at PayPal, and now as CEO of SpaceX and electric car company Tesla, a big chunk every year is siphoned through his tax-exempt Musk Foundation.

The Guardian went through Musk’s charitable foundation tax filings from 2002 to 2016 and spotted some highlights and big-ticket donations that overall added up to $54 million in the years since it started in 2001. The

Elon Musk’s billions have made it to Burning Man and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn’t made of money, but he sure has a lot of it. Of the billions he’s amassed over the years from his early days at PayPal, and now as CEO of SpaceX and electric car company Tesla, a big chunk every year is siphoned through his tax-exempt Musk Foundation.

The Guardian went through Musk’s charitable foundation tax filings from 2002 to 2016 and spotted some highlights and big-ticket donations that overall added up to $54 million in the years since it started in 2001. The

Elon Musk’s billions have made it to Burning Man and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn’t made of money, but he sure has a lot of it. Of the billions he’s amassed over the years from his early days at PayPal, and now as CEO of SpaceX and electric car company Tesla, a big chunk every year is siphoned through his tax-exempt Musk Foundation.

The Guardian went through Musk’s charitable foundation tax filings from 2002 to 2016 and spotted some highlights and big-ticket donations that overall added up to $54 million in the years since it started in 2001. The

Elon Musk’s billions have made it to Burning Man and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn’t made of money, but he sure has a lot of it. Of the billions he’s amassed over the years from his early days at PayPal, and now as CEO of SpaceX and electric car company Tesla, a big chunk every year is siphoned through his tax-exempt Musk Foundation.

The Guardian went through Musk’s charitable foundation tax filings from 2002 to 2016 and spotted some highlights and big-ticket donations that overall added up to $54 million in the years since it started in 2001. The