In this week's news Yahoo purchased an app from a 17-year-old for $30 million. What could be worth so much, you may be wondering: A program that summarizes news articles into 140 characters or less.
Is that the value of dumbing down the news?
Oh, wait, is that 140 words? I don't know. And I really don't want to count. Sorry, I'm done.
And, sadly, so is our thirst for learning....