Peter Kafka

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The Fail Owl-Bear and the Down Clown: Twitter's Ev Williams and Biz Stone Answer (Some of) Your Questions

A nice Thursday afternoon treat from the folks at Jimmy Fallon: Backstage footage of the Twitter dudes responding to viewer questions after their appearance on the NBC show last week.

It’s short, and it’s good stuff. Ev Williams and Biz Stone come off as funny, likable and confident. Like the kind of guys that could run a cool company or something.


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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