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Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda Departs for Roles at Kleiner Perkins and eBay

Emotionless E-Commerce and the Death of the Joy of Gift-Giving

Amazon’s Futuristic Delivery Method? Prime Air — Kindles Delivered by Drone. (Video)

Social Media’s Cold, Hard Reality: It Still Doesn’t Drive E-Commerce Sales, IBM Says Stumbles on Thanksgiving Ahead of Big Holiday Shopping Weekend

Either Ugly Sweaters Are Still In, or Amazon Is Very Late to the Party

In Battle for E-Commerce Dollars, Free Shipping Is Payment Networks’ Weapon of Choice

Best Buy’s Risky Black Friday Twitter Campaign

If You Don’t Have the Lowest Prices for the Holidays, You Better Offer Free Shipping

Some Flight Attendant Just Paid Richard Branson 350 Bitcoins to Become an Astronaut

Gilt Groupe Eyes Late 2014 IPO — For Real, This Time

Google to Unveil the Google Wallet Debit Card

Now It’s Groupon’s Turn to Look Unoriginal

Amazon Expanding Its Own Private Label Offering to Supermarket Goods

LivingSocial to Run Discount Promotions in Wake of 40-Hour Outage

Fab’s Chief Product Officer Among Execs Being Laid Off (Updated)

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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