Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 14th Mar 2012 00:13 UTC
Google "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. Technically I suppose Google has always been an advertising company, but for the better part of the last three years, it didn't feel like one. Google was an ad company only in the sense that a good TV show is an ad company: having great content attracts advertisers." Note we're looking at a Microsoft employee. His points still carry some validity, though.
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crimperman
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2006-11-09

Anyone else come here expecting to see a piece about why somebody moved their search/mail/docs/data away from Google's services?

I was kind of hoping to see a list of alternatives for these and how well putting your eggs in several baskets works out.

Ah well.

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