Peter Kafka

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Twitter Buys Start-Up to Boost “Revenue Engineering Team”

Twitter has “acqhired” the team behind social media analytics start-up Hotspots.io. At least three members of the start-up have joined Twitter’s “revenue engineering team” to build tools for Twitter advertisers and publishers. Hotspots.io graduated from start-up factory Y Combinator a year ago, but at that time called itself Moki.tv, a “personalized TV guide for streaming video online.”


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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