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?


Jon Brooks

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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