Speaking of experts, Henry Blodget, formerly a Merrill Lynch research analyst who is banned from the market because of a fraud settlement, just got some money for his site Business Insider. As Marco Arment points out, the site is a shitpile that takes the best parts of blog posts and articles by others and re-posts them surrounded by ads. There are tons of sites like Business Insider that hope to capitalize on search engine misdirection when reprinting content — our spam filter is full of trackbacks from them. But only an expert can raise $7 million from Wall Street for that kind of site.
(Thanks to reader Michael for the video.)