Kara Swisher

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A Not-Yahoo Post: Kara's NewTeeVee Intro

I know you need a brief break from my relentless obsession with Yahoo, so here is an intro video I did on the fly for an event thrown by Om Malik’s NewTeeVee Web site last night on Pier 38 in San Francisco.

I will post more tomorrow on the event, which was part of a series of outdoor showings of online videos. This time the theme was “Citizen News,” and I and others had to judge a half-dozen videos culled from submissions.

Of course, I also had to submit a video intro about me, so this is what I made, complete with a tour of the AllThingsD.com Global HQ (in the cottage behind my house), with a special guest star, too!

Here you go:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work