August 23rd, 2018

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It’s pretty breathtaking how someone manages to contradict themself within a stretch of several paragraphs of a company review:

Pros:
- the product is exciting and amazing, the company's success has been overwhelming so far;

/...stuff/

Cons:
- ... The culture of being arrogant and supersmart is cultivated so heavily here that the majority seems to have forgotten that only a combination of people with very different skills (some visionaries, some hard-workers, some detail-oriented and some just very loyal) can create a good and complete project


Wait a second. If the product is "exciting and amazing", and the culture is crap, then it follows that the dictum that only a combination of people with very different skills can create a good and complete project must be false. Right? Right?

(no subject)

An obvious (but slightly frightening) thought: the media don’t just tell you the news (as a search engine might) — they tell you / teach you / train you what you ought to care about: