Liz Gannes

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Keas Uses Social Pressure and Teamwork to Improve Employee Health

Keas, a long-evolving online health site, now sells access to its Web-based social game to companies, including large concerns like Pfizer and Bechtel. Employees create Keas accounts where they form teams and compete to complete simple goals, like eating more vegetables and exercising more. Keas has now raised $6.5 million in Series B funding, led by Atlas Venture and Ignition Partners.


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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