Kara Swisher

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Kara Visits Slide's Max Levchin, Part 3

Here is the third of three interviews with Slide CEO and founder Max Levchin. If you want to read more about why I visited him, see this explanatory post.

In this part, he discusses the IPO market for widgets. Are they Intuit, Adobe or, um, not? Also, what should Yahoo do (as usual)?

If you want to see others, they are here:

Part 1

Part 2


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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