Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: "The Tempest"

Like a relentless storm, CGI and all kinds of tech doodads keep hitting Hollywood movies.

Now, it even shows up in spades in this upcoming film, “The Tempest,” with a fancy director (Julie Taymor), a fancy cast (Helen Mirren) and a fancy writer (William Shakespeare).

How many goodly creatures are there here!

How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,

That has such geek wizardry in’t!

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald