Reading this interview by Business Insider with David Shing was really good – sounds like he’s a super nice guy. And so underserving of the hurtful outpouring from so many back in February (here’s a taste).
In his case he’s taken it all in his stride, and hopefully will actually benefit from it (in terms of exposure, which then turns positive).
I’ve never really understood name calling in popular tech reporting – it seems so childish and cruel. But in this case it’s interesting – they picked on him about his appearance. That it seems, is still fine for media to do…
Perhaps ‘appearance’ is the last remaining area media can pick on and still get away with. […]