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[–] theysayso 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

I am a researcher, and any excerpt I've seen seems to use well-written, science-based arguments. And then Google employees went crazy. Google is supposed to be all about science. But they sure didn't show it here. It only reinforced my one experience working with Google previously: equal parts arrogance and ignorance.

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[–] onezeno 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

My only experience in trying to use some of their open-source code (Google Test for cpp code) was that it's spaghetti code that can't be easily extended. I found that I couldn't even add a custom output without halfway rewriting it for them.

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[–] theysayso 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Not surprising. They often hire young programmers right out of college and in my experience, not a lot of guidance so you get a lot of reinventing of the wheel or stuff that doesn't scale.

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[–] 0110001111 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Yup pretty much. I helped a university PHD learn how to use one of their Open AI cpp file(forget what it's called). No comments, no instructions to compile, no meaningful variable names(stuff like a,b,cx,y,z,out1,out2), and when the program ran, it didn't work as expected. The guy had to end up taking the good pieces, and trash the rest of the program, since it was useless. Also good luck to the google engineers, as many based companies, will be very very wary to hire someone from there anymore(Liabilities will be through the roof, and they wont take the risk of possibly offending someone)