Oops: Carly Fiorina Forgot To Register Her Domain Name

By NATHANIEL DOWNES, Addicting Info – The time had come for Carly Fiorina to step up to the microphone and announce her candidacy for President. People who listened quickly rushed to the internet, and for those who put in the logical domain name of http://www.carlyfiorina.org found themselves facing not a slick campaign website, but instead a website dedicated to her tenure at Hewlett-Packard, and the tens of thousands of employees she terminated there. The page has a simple message: Followed by tens of thousands of frowny faces, and ending with a quote from the Presidential hopeful on what she would have done differently: See, she fired people, under the model that workers don’t matter and that products magically create and support themselves. She bought a competitor then cancelled the top products for both firms, to focus on lower cost solutions that the costumers did not want. Reality, however, hit Hewlett-Packard, and...

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This Recruitment Video Using Puppets Is F#cking Genius

by Elisabeth Parker – Fed up with kowtowing to your evil, soul-sucking, pointy-haired boss from your cramped, airless cubicle? Dust off the old résumé and email it to the warm and fuzzy folks at Dropbox, the free, online file storage company. Oh, and we really do mean “warm and fuzzy.” Slate‘s “FutureTense” blog reports on the latest Dropbox recruiting video that’s making the rounds in San Francisco and Silicon Valley… and beyond. Here’s Dropbox’s recruiting video so you can watch for yourself. Cuddly muppets discuss how much they looove working at Dropbox The recruiting video is veritable cliptage of cuddly muppet-like puppets — with the voices of real Dropbox employees — extolling all the wondrous virtues of their company, including: There’s not a bad apple in the whole building. Everyone’s positive, I feel like every time I come to work it’s just extremely positive. I feel like it’s a very human plaec if that makes...

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