“Like me, many of you probably read Jacqui Cheng’s article on Ars Technica, ‘Does Apple really assign engineers to ‘fake’ projects as a loyalty test?‘ Her article was a response — a refutation, really — of a meme that wouldn’t seem to die,” Don Melton blogs.
“The conclusion to the article is, of course, ‘no,’ Apple doesn’t do that,” Melton reports. “And I can also confirm that’s the case. As a manager and then director at Apple for over 10 years, I never once assigned anyone to a fake project. And loyalty tests? I never heard of either practice there.”
Melton writes, “So, how do silly ideas like this stay alive? It’s because many don’t understand — even at a basic level – how Apple works.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Jax44” for the heads up.]