"Hereditary MPs" is a hilarious term but also sadly, infuriatingly true. The author may not realise it but his thesis is valid for several countries, not just his examples of India and Pakistan. Take China, for instance, where "princelings" have been in focus recently for all the wrong reasons (are there many right reasons?). Or over-protective parents in Singapore. And so on.
What do people do with so much money? No, really. Gold bars hidden inside walls and 150 Rolexes? Even if I leave to one side the fact that it's ill-gotten money, I still don't get it. Can you eat a Rolex? They can't even flaunt them openly.
"We embrace the company philosophy of openness in our communication," says a Facebook employee. Someone certainly overdosed on the Kool-Aid. This one clanger apart, the article really is quite interesting.
True but also snarky! "Try building a company to solve a real problem with real innovation and serious intellectual property. One that attracts customers, not just users. One that will employ people, make money and maybe even pay income taxes."
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