Liz Gannes

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Quora Expands Its Smartypants Walled Garden to Include Reviews

Q&A site Quora is opening up another plot in its walled-garden version of the Internet: Reviews. Starting today, the site will allow writers to post written reviews and star ratings of movies, apps and cars and other topics. Previously, it launched a blogging tool in January.

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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