The “asshole” wording has been put forward quite a few times recently about Silicon Valley and startups (see Sarah Lacy’s bit on Pandodaily).
On the smarter side of things, the right (?) behaviour was summarised in one old(ish) tweet by Dave McClure :
pro tip: always give nice people a better deal. otherwise, ur rewarding & optimizing the world 4 more assholes. #thinkaboutit
It does say it all … .
Do not complain for shit products and services when you are the ones allowing them to strive.
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