Your Creations Are Not Yours
Here’s a chilling fact about employee-employer relations I never knew: if you create something while under your employer’s hire—even if you don’t create it during work time—your employer owns it. So if you create anything that relates directly to their business, they don’t have to pay you anything extra to use it. Wow.
Here’s a story from Jens Alfke, who created Stickies for the Mac OS.