Peter Kafka

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No, Dick Costolo Isn’t Going to Talk About Twitter’s IPO (Video)

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said he doesn’t spend any time talking about the public offering that Twitter is headed toward. That’s not very believable, but it is fun to listen to him insist that it’s true. Bonus points: Watching him talk about sports with Kara Swisher, who does not speak that language.

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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