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  1. #1
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    April 6th, 2006
    "Why I left Google" - interesting blog post
    Similar to the Goldman Sachs employee earlier this week, a Google developer has posted about his decision to leave the company.. this is a fascinating read!

    Why I left Google - JW on Tech - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

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    ...and a Pirate's heart. Convergence's Avatar
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    June 24th, 2005
    GREAT post! Well Written. Loved this:

    Google+ and me, we were simply never meant to be. Truth is I’ve never been much on advertising. I don’t click on ads. When Gmail displays ads based on things I type into my email message it creeps me out. I don’t want my search results to contain the rants of Google+ posters (or Facebook’s or Twitter’s for that matter). When I search for “London pub walks” I want better than the sponsored suggestion to “Buy a London pub walk at Wal-Mart.”

    The old Google was a great place to work. The new one?


    Salty kisses, Sandy toes, and a Pirate's heart...

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    Full Member gcarson's Avatar
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    November 13th, 2009
    So he went to MSFT? They scream 'innovation'.....

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    The Seal of Aproval rematt's Avatar
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    November 19th, 2006
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    Great post, I loved this one statement:

    Officially, Google declared that “sharing is broken on the web” ...
    Now that's arrogance.

    "I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant." - Richard Nixon

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    ABW Ambassador purplebear's Avatar
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    January 18th, 2005
    Read this earlier today and agreed was a great article. Maybe the guy can have a positive impact on Microsoft.

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    ABW Ambassador Snib's Avatar
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    January 18th, 2005
    Interesting read. Its like when we've got more than enough income we spend it on unnecessary things, but when money gets tight the spending becomes more focused. To me it sounds like this developer was enjoying the excessive spending a little too much.
    Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all transgressions.

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    January 18th, 2005
    To me it sounds like a whiny country song about MTV not showing music videos from the 80s anymore. Those were the days...

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    "Google was the rich kid who, after having discovered he wasn’t invited to the party, built his own party in retaliation."

    Now that's funny common ; )
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