[OT] Managing Google Groups headaches

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 04:09:02 CET 2013


On 12/02/2013 06:43 PM, Roy Smith wrote:
> In article <mailman.3495.1386033531.18130.python-list at python.org>,
>  Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I wish Google hadn't bought a lot of things.  Seems like they bye up a
>> lot of cool, nerd-centric apps and companies and then turned them into
>> apps that do less and do it poorly, but in a slick way that appeals to
>> the unwashed masses.  And add "social" to it.  Great for their bottom
>> line, but horrible for those of us that actually use things as tools.
> 
> And this is surprising, why?

Well back when Google was a young hip company they billed themselves as
a bunch of nerds making stuff for nerds.  But yes we should have seen
this coming.



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