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Twitter Dubs a New Design VP

Here’s another lofty Twitter hire for you: The company has scooped up Mike Davidson as the vice president of design — a newly created position — according to a recent post on Davidson’s personal blog. Before joining the company, he was CEO and founder of Newsvine, a collaborative journalism Web site acquired by NBC News in 2007. Davidson previously held positions at ESPN and the Walt Disney Corporation, and will move from his home in Seattle down to San Francisco for the new position.


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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