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The Myth of Valley DoucheBaggery - John Battelle's Search Blog
But I think our industry culture is moving far faster than the writers at Silicon Valley might wish to believe. I think we’re seeing the rise of a new culture, one that rejects arrogance and the founder worship which breeds it. Inevitable outliers aside, the Valley and technology culture I experience every day in my work at NewCo is one of passion, sweat, earnestness, and good intentions. Sure, we all fuck up. And sure, the press (especially, not surprisingly, the press in New York) has a field day when someone does. But by and large, the teams making companies like Slack, LiveRamp, Medium, Earnest, MetroMile, Lyft, Okta, Pinterest, and hundreds more are damn fine people, and they are dedicating their lives to making something that creates positive change – a product or service that makes the world a better place (even if it’s in a small way). [...] When you’re facing existential threat, our tolerance for douchebaggery in the name of making more money at any cost, ....
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september 2015 by asterisk2a
Unicef-Kinderstudie: Generation der Pessimisten - SPIEGEL ONLINE - Nachrichten - Panorama
Die Erwartungen der Jugendlichen an ihren Job: gering

Die Autoren sprechen in diesem Zusammenhang von einem "fast depressiven Zukunftsbild". Geben die Erwachsenen den Kindern keine Möglichkeit, den Glauben an sich selbst und an ihre eigene Leistungsfähigkeit zu entfalten? Verkünden Politik, Medien und Wissenschaft ein Weltbild, das zur Folge hat, dass die Jugendlichen voller Selbstzweifel sind? Sind die Deutschen gar notorische Schwarzmaler, die stets von Problemen, nie aber von Lösungen sprechen?
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january 2010 by asterisk2a

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