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BoomTown Takes to the Slopes!

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BoomTown will not post today, as we are–probably at this very moment–hurtling down the slopes in Park City, Utah, trying desperately to avoid insane teenage boys on snowboards.

That will most certainly be our own offspring someday, who will be trying out ski school for the first time in preparation for doing just that in about 2016.

I will be back writing Monday, of course. Try not to sell Yahoo while I’m gone!

Until then, here are some lovely videos of me skiing. Really. I swear. I double-swear. OK, it’s some blond guy:


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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