Kara Swisher

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Loren Feldman's Tech Blogger Puppetry

Sorting through the online catfight between video blogger Loren Feldman and social media blogger Shel Israel would surely give BoomTown a big fat migraine.

But it includes puppets and who doesn’t love a roiling puppet-war?

No one, that’s who!

So here are two recent ones Feldman posted on his 1938 Media site, one with his Shel puppet and one using a Robert Scoble puppet interviewing Techmeme’s Gabe Rivera:

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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