Archive for the ‘Law’ Category

“Googleyness is a trait which is defined closely by phrases such as `Not just being cool, but really-really cool’, `Being out of the norm’, `Being an out-of-the-box thinker’, `Being Phenomenal, Amazing, Innovative, and Disruptive’ and, of course `Being a status quo challenger’.”

July 13, 2018

See https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-googleyness-you-googley-mr-adrien-feudjio/.

Admittedly, I had not heard of the term until this morning, as I did my morning review of news:

Law360, San Jose (July 12, 2018, 7:58 PM EDT) — A California federal judge Thursday said she is “struggling” over Google Inc.’s bid to decertify a collective action alleging it discriminates against older job candidates, saying she would mull over the workers’ argument about an inference of bias from the company’s younger workforce and preference for “Googleyness” in applicants.

https://www.law360.com/technology/articles/1062683/google-s-youthful-staff-gives-judge-pause-in-age-bias-suit?nl_pk=124a246d-3381-49ae-b0a9-d4422a0dffdb&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=technology

“Man Allegedly Used Change Of Address Form To Move UPS Headquarters To His Apartment”

May 11, 2018

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/05/10/610102872/man-allegedly-used-change-of-address-form-to-move-ups-headquarters-to-his-apartm

“…KAOS, the terrorist organization in the Get Smart! TV show of the 1960s, was incorporated in Delaware.”

March 29, 2018

Lindberg, Van. Intellectual Property and Open Source: A Practical Guide to Protecting Code (Kindle Locations 5956-5957). O’Reilly Media. Kindle Edition.

“[Women are not paid less] because employers pay a woman less than they would have paid a man in her place…The real reason is twofold. Women outnumber men in positions with lower salaries and little chance of promotion. And men and women are segregated between occupations and industries; those where women predominate pay less.”

October 10, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/international/21729993-women-still-earn-lot-less-men-despite-decades-equal-pay-laws-why-gender

“[`Who’s Holiday!’] humorously juxtaposes the rhyming innocence of Grinch with…profanity, bestiality, teen-age pregnancy, familial estrangement, ostracization and scandal, poverty, drug and alcohol abuse, the eating of a family pet, domestic violence and murder.”

August 9, 2017

http://www.thompsoncoburn.com/insights/blogs/in-focus/post/2017-08-04/the-grinch-that-stole-fair-use

What a delightful play!

As explained in the article for which the URL is provided above, the play is currently the subject of a copyright infringement suit.