Peter Kafka

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Like We Told You: Twitter’s Vine Live in Apple’s App Store

Vine, the video-sharing service that Twitter bought last year, is now live. Vine is supposed to be an “Instagram for video,” and links to Twitter but isn’t fully integrated into the service; for now, if you want to use it you’ll need to download the app at Apple’s App Store. We’ve covered this one extensively.


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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