In the end, the tech industry's most egregious imposition on society may not be ruthlessness of its founders or the hubris its financiers, but rather its corruption of the English language. For evidence of this, just Google "startup learnings" and weep.
"We take our learnings as a media company and offer them to brands which are now trying to work like media companies," said Andrew Creighton, the president of Vice Media. "It gives us an extra resource."
If you feel compelled to call whatever workplace wisdom you've picked up "learnings," perhaps you didn't learn a damn thing.
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