[757labs] What Everyone Is Too Polite to Say About Steve Jobs
scott at eotr.net
Fri Oct 21 23:48:43 EDT 2011
On 10/21/2011 03:51 PM, Adam Crosby wrote:
> What you mean, is that it's 'Communist China' bad. Don't compare it to US Working conditions, compare it to their comrades (ha) at other, non-FoxConn facilities.
> I don't recall anyone ever accusing Steve Jobs of being a nice (or even good) guy - merely being insanely great at what he does (stealing freedom from hippies).
> What's a preferred job anyways - days in the field planting rice to survive, or working in a sweatshop (a highly environmentally controlled sweatshop, mind you - no sweating or heat allowed!) putting ICs onto boards?
Last time I checked, people don't usually get cancer from planting rice.
The factories may be climate controlled, but they'd certainly fail even
the most trivial OSHA inspection.
Scott Abbey <scott at eotr.net>
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