• Will the last tech worker who is fired please turn off the server


    Brian Livingston

    By Brian Livingston

    A wave of layoffs by the world’s largest technology companies is causing widespread fears. People are afraid that the growth spurt in online commerce that occurred during the coronavirus pandemic may be over — and opportunities for tech employment may never be the same again.

    Firings and separations are certainly ripping through the Internet at a rapid pace. But the impact of all this downsizing may not be exactly what you might expect.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (19.51.0, 2022-12-19).