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Kevin Rose is an Internet entrepreneur, as well as the founder and CEO of Digg, a popular social news website.
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By 2009, it was one of the most heavily trafficked Web sites in the country.
Part of the charm is the site's randomness. Drawing from the interests of its visitors, the site brings together hard news and softer cultural pieces. It's not unusual to find a piece titled "Supreme Court to Hear Cases Involving Bad Advice on Plea Deals" right next to another with the headline "The Evolution of Katy Perry."
One of the more popular features of the site ,
a weekly show called Diggnation, features Rose himself. In it, Rose and a co-host peer into the latest tech and cultural news by looking at Digg's most popular stories.
The site and the show have not only made Rose rich (Digg's worth is by some estimates as much as $250 million), but also a rock star. A shrewd investor, he's dumped money into early versions of Twitter and Foursquare, and became a later stage investor in Facebook.
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