Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: “Olympus Has Fallen”

The special effects on this upcoming action movie about terrorists taking over the White House are pretty spectacular, although it’s a bit disturbing that this is the kind of story that Hollywood wants to tell these days.

But, like I said, spectacular:


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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