Kara Swisher

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Tweeting in the Danger Zone

You’re watching this unbelievable hysterical optimism despite the terror.

– Mona Eltahawy on citizen journalists on Twitter in Syria and elsewhere, speaking at SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas


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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