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Blog Talk Radio Podcast: BoomTown Makes the Only A-List Possible for Me

Here’s a podcast I did last Friday on a very good show, “The A-List with Jennifer Lindsay,” on Blog Talk Radio

I like podcasts a lot. In this one, Lindsay interviews me about covering the early Internet, including my years on the chain gang covering AOL (AOL), as well as my long and checkered career.

We also discuss the Google (GOOG) Buzz debacle, the Apple (AAPL) iPad, mobile trends and the proclivity of Silicon Valley to obsess on the next big thing.

Enjoy:


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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