Hacker-Centric Culture

But startups can learn an important lesson from the second one. In the software business, you can’t afford not to have a hacker-centric culture.

Probably the most impressive commitment I’ve heard to having a hacker-centric culture came from Mark Zuckerberg, when he spoke at Startup School in 2007. He said that in the early days Facebook made a point of hiring programmers even for jobs that would not ordinarily consist of programming, like HR and marketing.

— What Happened to Yahoo

— August 2010

— Paul Graham

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