Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: Why Is This Web Video Different From All Others?

This is a marvelous video, titled “Google Exodus,” about what the original Passover would be like if it took place in the digital age.

Let my people geek?

It was done by the Jewish content Web site, Aish.com, which uses Google, Facebook, Amazon and more Web technologies to clever effect how the Exodus might have happened today.

Just watch before the Jewish holiday takes place later this month:


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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