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22 Sep 2009 10:52


Biz: The online news micropayments debate begins anew

One one side: Folks like NewsCloud’s Jeff Reifman, who say micropayments can work. On the other: Smart guy Clay Shirky, telling everyone they’re dreaming. source

18 Feb 2009 10:41


U.S.: Feeling lazy about graduating on time? Go to Mercer U.

  • The school’s paying for anything after the fourth year. Mercer University officials say that the goal is to get students to graduate sooner from the Macon, Ga. school, but we see it working the opposite way. “Oh, you mean you’re gonna pay for my classes? Well, I’m gonna be a regular Van Wilder! Party in my dorm room!” source