Last night we learned that the stereotypical tech execs featured on HBO’s Silicon Valley were not so far from reality.
You probably noticed that lots of journalists were tweeting/writing bad things about Uber yesterday, especially after reports of easy employee access to the “God View” tool that allows the company to track every one of its riders.
Turns out that a few (allegedly) high-ranking “technologists” have even less respect for “the media” than, say, your average Fox News opinionator.
Last night, New York Times tech writer Mike Isaac shared an anonymous hatemail received from a self-described “tech executive” who thinks the media deserves a bit of comeuppance:
impressive h8 mail from a loyal reader pic.twitter.com/b39OJrjj6W
— ಠ_ಠ (@MikeIsaac) November 19, 2014
Read the whole thing if you have time — it’s more than slightly insane. Highlights after the jump.