Peter Kafka

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Andreessen, Cerf, Berners-Lee Share U.K. Engineering Prize

Time for Robert Kahn, Vint Cerf, Louis Pouzin, Tim Berners-Lee and Marc Andreessen to book a trip to London to go see the Queen: The five men are sharing the first-ever Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, honoring their contributions to the Internet and the World Wide Web. More details about the designation, which comes with a £1 million grant, here.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald