01.12.21

InteLeaks – Part XII: Intel Isn’t Interested in Improving and Instead It’s Shooting the Messengers Who Highlight Areas for Improvement

Posted in GNU/Linux, Hardware at 8:52 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: It seems rather clear that Intel (quite frankly like many other companies but perhaps even more so than the rest) isn’t interested in self-assessment and instead it’s looking to muzzle or even oust constructive critics

THERE’S not much to say about the material presented here other than to show it in full resolution, or in its raw form. My ramble cannot add much in this case, so instead we’re prearing to publish some originals, probably in the form of images slightly redacted. On the issue of Intel’s disdain or disrespect towards developers we’ve already covered a great deal of examples (see index in the relevant wiki page).

There’s a bit of a side story to all this; The GNU Linux Developer Experience (DX) material was frowned upon and led to disciplinary action, which relates to the material in this latest video. Basically, Intel is simply incapable of accepting constructive criticism and instead it is shooting the messenger, burying the underlying issues as if they never existed and insiders are foes whose arguments lack merit. “A little over 24 hours later,” one person told us, “the author’s access to mail, badge, and other systems was prematurely disabled.” That’s the author of those notes.

It’s pretty Clear Linux (pun intended) doesn’t matter to Intel. All it cares about is Intel and the people in its “Linux” divisions are bossed if not policed by people without the slightest knowledge about GNU/Linux. They frequently call Linux directories “folders” and can’t comprehend basic commands.

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