Peter Kafka

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Surprise! Newest AOL Executive Is Not a Google Vet.

He’s a Yahoo guy instead: Content boss Dave Eun (who is a Google vet) has put Kerry Trainor in charge of AOL’s Entertainment properties. Trainor worked at Yahoo’s entertainment group for eight years before leaving to found FlipGloss, a photo/slideshow start-up that Forbes funded, then eventually bought.


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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