Girl Geeks and Boy Kings | Dissent Magazine

'Facebook's most valued employees–software engineers–relied on customer support staff largely in order to avoid direct contact with Facebook's users. Rather than valuing their work as vital to operations- Facebook's technical staff looked down on the support team- as if they were not much better than users themselves. "Personal contact with customers-" Losse writes- was viewed […]

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Redditor on women in ads: "I- for one- really cherish the moments spent laughing with my girlfriends between spoonfuls of yogurt. Why does yogurt make us laugh so much? It's just the simple joy of tricking our tastebuds into thinking that we're cheating on our diets- while… wait for it… not actually doing so. Because […]

Social Conversation Platform Branch Launches To Public- Encourages Users To "Write Like You Talk" Wi

It'll be fun to watch this app do the 'don't call us a forum!' dance http://techcrunch.com/2013/01/14/social-conversation-platform-branch-launches-to-public-encourages-users-to-write-like-you-talk-with-shorter-thread-starters/ Social Conversation Platform Branch Launches To Public- Encourages Users To "Write Like You Talk" Wi Branch- a startup focused on enabling high quality public conversations on the web- is today launching to the public. The company is notably backed […]