Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: Imagine if We All Got Along

After just finding out that an old friend of mine was among those hurt in the Boston bombing last week, this video made me pause a little longer and wish a lot of things could be different when it comes to all the fissures in society today.

It’s from the Anti-Defamation League, and it imagines a world in which some of the most prominent victims of violence had survived instead.

Really worth a watch:


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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