Why the URL is less important every day

I remember reading, in the early days of the Web, how large companies were paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to purchase meaningful URLs. For instance, McDonald's wasn't the first owner of www.mcdonalds.com. About 9 years, ago, I tried to … [Read more...]

What’s the economic value of a journalist?

Journalists are historically thick about the notion that they are part of a business model; that they are employed not so much for the public good but because somebody has figured out how to make more money from their work than it costs to produce. … [Read more...]