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Twitch is a platform. Switch it on, and you'll find thousands of channels of pure gameplay rolling around with people talking in the background. Dig a little deeper, and you'll also find people talking on camera, with sets built like an actual talk show, and schedules of events posted at the bottom of the web page.
Advertisers don't want to put their ads next to the investigative story; it's extremely difficult to do that. And very few people today actually read those serious news stories on the Web now.
I can imagine Iceland becoming a good place to run a controversial Web site. But... Iceland may find itself forced to defend controversial speech.
Part of Stripe's vision is linking people better on the web.
Now I am not against widgets, those small third-party applications that people can put on their Web pages on social networks like Facebook and MySpace, in general.
While a lot of what is on Facebook is a better amalgam of what AOL, Yahoo, Amazon, and other Web pioneers introduced long ago, with a nice dash of connection and really identified community, this kind of thing is not a new idea.
I no longer say I'm unemployed. I say I'm unemployable. It's different. An unemployed suggests at a certain point in the future, you might be employed. That's not the case with me. I'm unemployable, and unfortunately, that's one of the bits of the web, in particular of Google.
I never, ever read the comments below an article on the Web. People are mean. I'm a human being.
The Mesh difference is that with GPS-enabled mobile Web devices and social networks, physical goods are now easily located in space and time.
'The HoneyLine' is my web site and TV segments that were birthed out of the stark reality that we all need a few people to help navigate this life.
I find it hard to think of myself as selling books. I don't even have a Web site. I want to sit and write, not sell.
They've got the singles and some people have burnt them from different web sites and stuff. So it was something that we talked about for a long, long time, and I just wanted to make sure that this remix album to be really special.
I don't necessarily think anything on a Web site can have a result.
You know, when people want to get any information, research information, it will all exist on these Web sites.
Brian De Palma
The web continues to be a source of important photographs you see nowhere else.
I think that television and the web are fusing anyway, so I think that ultimately whatever I do, I'm going to blend the two forms.
People are willing to support and watch web series as a legitimate form of entertainment.
All this stuff was done via FTP but the web has put a really nice user interface on it.
Everyone should have ten megabits and then the web will be a wonderful thing.
A newspaper is the center of a community, it's one of the tent poles of the community, and that's not going to be replaced by Web sites and blogs.
You can be in Ohio and shoot your own web series, if you want. If this had been around when I was in high school, I can guarantee you that my friends and I would have been shooting our own television shows and putting them online and trying to get as many hits as possible.
Although I believe the Web has greatly increased the distribution of quality news, I do worry about those who don't have Internet access.
Flash is one of those very useful, very closed, very proprietary non-weblike things that has great tools and serves a need very well. But in the long run, we see video as part of the web, and it should be handled just the way other html elements are.
Our idea with starting Stripe was to build better payments technology for people building things on the web.
Jonah Peretti is one of the smartest web publishers out there. And Buzzfeed is an aggressive and dynamic company.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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