Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Former Googler on "Why I left Google"

A former Google employee, now at Microsoft:
The Google I was passionate about was a technology company that empowered its employees to innovate. The Google I left was an advertising company with a single corporate-mandated focus.
Read the whole letter here.   I think his post is more interesting for what it says about the overall state of new media and the web right now than for what it says about Google's current innovation strategy.  What do you think?

1 comment:

  1. This is the perfect way of putting exactly what we have tried to discuss in class into words. Google's motives have gone away from bettering the internet and have shifted toward profit and advertising.

    -Joe Weiss


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