Is Jeff Bezos really like a “giant-brained alien?” In categorizing the Amazon founder’s unusual genius, Google (and former Amazon) engineer Steve Yegge compares Bezos and those like him to “hyper-intelligent aliens with a tangential interest in human affairs.” He is not trying to be disrespectful. He is just trying to explain how to go about pitching an idea to someone like Bezos. (The… → Read More
Remember Google engineer Steve Yegge’s long rant about his past experiences at Amazon and his current employer’s own issues with creating platforms on Google+ (which he dubbed a “knee-jerk reaction” and a “pathetic afterthought”? If you haven’t read it yet, it’s well worth your time.
Yegge has now followed up on his it-was-meant-to-be-an-internal-memo diatribe, saying nothing bad happened to… → Read More