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Viral Video: Dopetastic Winklevii

Oh, you surely already saw the Winklevii — the famous twin godlets who did not invent Facebook — on CNBC yesterday, but we had to also shove it up to maintain our 100 percent we’ll-post-whatever-those-goofs-do record.

Next chapter: They are VCs. Everybody laugh. Now, please move along.

Here’s the video, and also our much more favorite one about the social networking loser pair, from “The Simpsons” (thanks for the reminder, BostonInno):


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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