Kara Swisher

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BoomTown as Web CEO: A Titanically Bad Idea

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Here’s an interview I did with Master of 500 Hats blogger Dave McClure last week, which I am sure to regret at some point.

Mostly because of this odd illustration he also did (that I secretly like way too much).

In it, he asks me what I would do with various big Internet companies if I were the supreme leader.

Not much! Thus, my flourishing career as a backseat driver!

Here’s the video:


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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