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Big Tech Is Really Bad at Firing People

“It’s personally embarrassing for myself to have to explain to friends and family members why I’m getting fired,” says one former Meta employee, who was fired as part of the company’s layoffs in late 2022 and requested anonymity to avoid…

Alphabet’s Layoffs Aren’t Very Googley

In 2004, Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin engaged in a comically passive-aggressive IPO road show. They eschewed business suits for casual garb, refused to answer many questions from finance bigwigs, and warned investors that…