Jeff Darcy

Why I Went To Facebook

and why I wouldn't do that now

While I was at Facebook, and even more since I left, many people have expressed some curiosity about why I ever worked at such an evil company. Few have asked directly. More often, they kind of dance around the edges of it. How could I, supposedly a decent person in their eyes, have made such a seemingly awful choice? Well, there are . . .

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February 12, 2021

Two Years at Facebook

Yesterday was my second "Faceversary" (i.e. the anniversary of when I started). That's the tenure that I initially thought I had a 50:50 chance of reaching, so it seems like a good time to look back at how I got this far. Instead of waffling on like I usually do, I'll try to structure this as a set of pretty quick good/bad items.

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April 04, 2019

After Gluster

Life's full of odd little twists and turns sometimes. A while back, I wrote Beyond Gluster about the design of a system I'd like to work on once I'm done with Gluster. Unknown to me at the time, there were some shifts occurring that will ultimately lead to me to wind down my involvement with Gluster. The article and the change in my . . .

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August 29, 2018