Peter Kafka

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William Morris Endeavor Invests in App Maker Chaotic Moon

Talent agency William Morris Endeavor says it has taken an undisclosed but “significant” stake in Chaotic Moon, an Austin, Texas-based software company. Chaotic Moon makes apps and other products for a range of companies including Disney’s Marvel, Microsoft and CBS; it also did much of the work on The Daily, News Corp.’s now-shuttered iPad app.


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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