Peter Kafka

Recent Posts by Peter Kafka

Jeff Bezos Pitches His New Kindles: The Full Video

I liveblogged yesterday’s Kindle Fire + Kindle Touch unveiling, but if you want to see it for yourselves, here you go — here’s all 52 minutes. The Fire reveal comes almost exactly at the 31-minute mark.

And if you’ve got a gripe with the video quality, take it up with Amazon — this is from their official YouTube account.


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

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