Liz Gannes

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Former YouTube and Twitter Product Heads Acknowledge They’re Teaming Up

After a well-founded Fortune report today that former YouTube VP product Hunter Walk was teaming up with former Twitter VP product Satya Patel to start a small venture capital fund called Homebrew, both men addressed the news, sort of. Patel said he and Walk were “working on some new projects” and Walk posted a goodbye-to-Google-after-nine-years note on his blog.


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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