Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 18th May 2013 21:33 UTC
Google Why does Google get so much credit in the technology industry? Why, despite the company's many obvious failings, do many geeks and enthusiasts still hold a somewhat positive view on the all-knowing technology giant? A specific talk at Google I/O this week provides the answer.
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by marcp on Sun 19th May 2013 10:32 UTC
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Say about Google what you want - and there's surely a lot of stuff to say - but it's this hacker-friendly attitude that earns this company its credits.

Hacker culture was [also] always about privacy, security and anonimity. Google isn't.
They pretend to be hacker-friendly just to make few more pennies out of the unsuspecting, clueless and naive newcomers.

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