Live From the Yahoo! Layoffs

I guess anything that happens in the three-dimensional world is a live event these days.

From Business Insider — Yahoo! Layoffs: LIVE, featuring tweets and emails from today’s bloodletting.

As a former full-time Yahoo! employee and contractor who has long-time friends at the company and who still remembers to use the exclamation point at the end of the name, I hate to see this happening over and over.

Yet I can’t help wondering: Yahoo! started out two guys in a trailer, maybe it’s going to end that way.

UPDATE 11:45 a.m. On Quora, some companies are steppling up to the plate in answering this question:

Which startups/companies are interested in hiring laid-off Yahoo employees in the San Francisco Bay Area?

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Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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