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Oculus VR CTO John Carmack Officially Leaves Id Software

John Carmack, the game developer who co-founded Id Software, has officially left his post as a technical adviser at Id. In August, Carmack joined virtual reality startup Oculus VR as CTO. Id confirmed the move to Gamasutra. In a tweet today, Carmack said dividing his focus between his two jobs was “challenging.”


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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