Peter Kafka

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Facebook Hires New U.S. Sales Boss

Facebook has a new executive running its U.S. sales team: David Lawenda, who ran sales at Univision for five years until he left last summer, will report to sales boss Carolyn Everson. Lawenda fills a vacancy left by Tom Arrix, who left Facebook in July after a seven-year run.


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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