Kara Swisher

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BoomTown Tests Posts of 10 Words or Less on New Name For NBCU/News Corp. Online Video Service

Hulu?

I’d prefer (Mr.) Sulu.

(And special bonus: Above is “Star Trek” icon George Takei on Google’s float at at this year’s San Francisco Pride march, doing the Sulu Dance with company employees.)


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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