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Viral Video: Rolling First Round Style? Call Them Maybe.

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Here’s the annual holiday video lunacy from First Round Capital, which is always fun to watch, especially if it’s super awkward to see venture capitalists cavorting all around in costume.

And cavort they do in this mash-up of PSY’s “Gangnam Style” and “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen, which are the two infectious musical hits of 2012.

(Last year, it was Rebecca Black’s “Friday” as the muse. Forgot her? Me too!)

First Round features their companies in its yearly video effort, using the song and dance.

Enjoy:


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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