Kara Swisher

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WSJ Online Video: the High-Tech Search for Amelia Earhart!

Here’s an interesting video from WSJ Online about new wrinkles in the never-ending search for high-profile flier Amelia Earhart, including using new gadgets like an autonomous underwater vehicle and magnetometers.


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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