Mike Isaac

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Facebook’s Latest Talent Grab: Carsabi’s Co-Founders

Another quick talent deal for your Monday: As announced in a blog post, Facebook has picked up engineers Christopher Berner and Dwight Crow, YCombinator alumni and co-founders of auto-indexing Web site Carsabi. No acquisition, meaning the two are still looking to offload the site to any potential buyers. Carsabi, as Berner described it, is essentially a Kayak for cars. Terms of the deal, of course, were not disclosed.


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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