Kara Swisher

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MicroHoo: Countdown Clock!

We’re sick of waiting too!

Thus, the official BoomTown MicroHoo Countdown Clock!

Useful for both Yahoos (YHOO) and Microsofties (MSFT) alike, it will give everyone an idea of just how long this takeover battle has dragged on and on and on and on….

William Shakespeare said it best: “I wasted time, and now doth time waste me: For now hath time made me his numb’ring clock; My thoughts are minutes.”

Wow, totally us too!

Also, for you cretins, here is Madonna, in her music video for “Hung Up,” saying essentially the same thing as Will:


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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