The Founders’ List: Steve Yegge’s Famous Rant on ‘Google vs Amazon’ (Famous Memos)

Amazon Google Rant

This is The Founders’ List – audio versions of essays from technology’s most important leaders, selected by the founder community.

Longtime Googler Steve Yegge posted an insightful rant on his Google+ page about how Google is failing to make platforms for its products. He also shares some interesting little tidbits about his six-year stint at Amazon working for the ‘Dread Pirate Bezos’. The rant was intended to be shared only with his Google coworkers, but was accidentally made public.

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