Facebook Picks Up Design Expertise with Bolt Peters Talent Grab

File this one under a small talent acquisition: Facebook has just “acqu-hired” a number of employees from Bolt Peters, a so-called research and design agency. Co-founder Nate Bolt says it will officially close on June 22, after working on more than 200 projects for 90 clients, including Sony, HP, Electronic Arts and the Washington Post. Most of the company’s six employees will be joining Facebook and reporting to Design Director Kate Aronowitz.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work