Thursday, February 02, 2012

Graffiti artist will soon become a Facebook millionaire

Here's your Random Pixels feel-good story of the day.

Watch David Choe turn Mark Zuckerberg's stick figures into a a masterpiece.

A front page story in today’s New York Times mentions that graffiti artist David Choe took Facebook stock instead of cash for painting the walls of Facebook’s first headquarters and that his shares are expected to be worth about $200 million when Facebook stock trades publicly.

Who is David Choe? Here is is his Wikipedia page and here is his Twitter feed. On Facebook, his friends are congratulating him and asking: “Are you really a gazillionaire now?”

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