Put A Sock In It

From Valleywag comes this tidbit: apparently email startup Xobni is having trouble recruiting. In order to turn their cool-o-meter to 11, they homebrewed this video spiel:


The coup de grace comes halfway through the clip when we get to meet the best programmer in the company: apparently that would be a sock puppet with a bad Indian accent who is so efficient, he "singlehandedly reduced the indexing time by half." Come on fellas, if you're trying to recruit desis this is not the way to do it. Cliched German stereotypes and gratuitous use of Bill Withers ain't going to cut it either.

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- October 2, 2007 9:22 PM // Technology