Liz Gannes

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Former Myspace Team’s Gravity Pulls Down $10.6M for Personalization

Gravity, the service that helps publishers personalize their content for each visitor, has raised $10.6 million in Series B funding led by GRP Partners and including previous investors Redpoint Ventures and August Capital. Next on the company’s agenda is launching an ad network for content, and getting more publishers to change their full layout based on recommendations, not just reorder stories within a widget.


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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