Peter Kafka

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Someone Who Used to Work at The Seattle Post-Intelligencer Gets the Last Word

Someone one who used to draw a paycheck from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer — unclear whether that person is now unemployed or working at the new — amended this quote, from Thomas Jefferson, at the PI’s HQ yesterday. Photo courtesy of former PI employee Paul Fankhauser.  (Click to enlarge)


Thanks to John Cook, who used to work for the PI but left last year to cofound TechFlash, which covers Seattle-area business news, for pointing this one out.

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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