What really pisses me off is that my joy (for technology, innovation, and the latest “cutting-edge pony” to admire) has shrunk because as I’ve learned over the years that how you make money (ethically) is equally important as the outcome of the company’s R&D and their flagship product.
So, my thought process has become:
1. Does the company offer a great product? Cool.
2. Is their business model ethical and transparent so that even I can understand it?
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