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DataSift Signs Deal With Tumblr

DataSift, an analytics company that combs and analyzes social data from companies such as Twitter and Facebook, announced on Monday that it has signed a deal with Yahoo owner Tumblr. That means DataSift will analyze both real-time and archived Tumblr-post data, allowing DataSift customers to gain insights and run sentiment analysis on the interactions occurring across the Tumblr service.


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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