Things to Read for Your Evening Procrastination on October 6, 2015

Live from La Farine: People in Silicon Valley have extraordinarily little respect for Carly Fiorina--the judgment is that she is very good at selling herself to people who haven't been inoculated, but very bad at doing anything else. There are many, many stories like this:

Steven Levy: How Steve Jobs Fleeced Carly Fiorina: "Soon after HP began selling iPods...

...Apple came out with new, improved iPods — leaving HP to sell an obsolete device. Fiorina apparently did not secure the right to sell the most current iPods in a timely fashion, and was able to deliver newer models only months after the Apple versions were widely available. So it was no wonder that even at the program’s peak, it represented no more than about five percent of total iPod sales...

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