Baldur Bjarnason

... works as a web developer in Hveragerði, Iceland, and writes about the web, digital publishing, and web/product development

These are his notes

“Google spent billions of dollars to lay people off - The Verge”

Layoffs are incredibly expensive and leave the organisation in worse shape thane shape afterwards. They are almost always a very bad idea and should be reserved for situations of imminent insolvency.