I Was Google’s Head of International Relations. Here’s Why I Left.

a new CFO was hired from Wall Street, and beating earnings expectations every quarter became the key priority.

Source: I Was Google’s Head of International Relations. Here’s Why I Left.

On missing an opportunity

“Attackers may sometimes regret bad moves, but it is much worse to forever regret an opportunity you allowed to pass you by.”

— Garry Kasparov

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On smart devices

I work in IT, which is the reason our house has:
– mechanical locks
– mechanical windows
– routers using OpenWRT
– no smart home crap
– no Alexa/Google Assistant/…
– no internet connected thermostats