predatory
And There's the Post
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ John Minnihan
And there's the post This was the last reply in a conversation thread with two friends in which we talked about how companies - typically tech companies - go through highly predictable cycles of disruptive innovation, emerging as market leaders that ultimately begin to behave in anti-competitive, predatory ways. The company we’d begun the thread about was Amazon. They were in the news for their indefensible conduct regarding worker safety at fullfillment warehouses and then firing outspoken Amazon employees who began whistleblowing on the conduct.

Leopards Eating Faces
· ☕ 5 min read · ✍️ John Minnihan
I never thought leopards would eat MY face, sobbed the woman who voted for the Leopards Eating Faces Party. There are variations on this meme that take the form of cartoons, for example Slugs for Salt or the one with two members of a flock of sheep, who pass a billboard showing a picture of a wolf with the tagline I am going to eat you, with one sheep remarking He tells it like it is.

Amazon
· ☕ 1 min read · ✍️ John Minnihan
recorded on iMac using the chrome browser. Okay, this is a post that probably guarantees I never get hired by Amazon, which is amusing since I went through that process back in May and got a rejection. I already talked about that. A friend messaged me about 15 minutes ago and pointed me to Cory Quinn’s post this morning about why he turned down a job offer at AWS.