Kara Swisher

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Afternoon Siesta With WSJ Online Videos: Morse Code, Lenovo, Legos and the Geeky French!

How much do we love this Morse Code guy in the Arizona desert–Chuck Adams, who is the eighth fastest in the world–in this video of what is a dying breed: the tappy-tapping ur-geek:

And Lenovo tries to grow a global business against competitors like Acer, IBM and Dell, although there is also a rural PC for farmers. So says Bill Amelio, CEO of the Chinese computer maker:

Making Lego movies–stop-motion films called “brickfilm”–which are a lot more gripping than a lot out there (but not much!):

Get your iPods and music and fashion and design at France’s Colette. It’s like an Apple store with tasty food!:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald