Nilay Patel on exploitation, caste, sexism and dignity

So South by Southwest is so ridiculous that FedEx had people there, mostly girls, wearing jackets full of batteries with usb ports, like positioned around their clothes...And she would say things like, "You can jack in to me for ten minutes...I can walk with you anywhere you wanna go." People were leading their battery girls around.

37:14 - 37:45

theverge.com/2012/3/16/2877638/the-vergecast-022-03-16-2012

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