Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

> those same engineers can tackle pretty much any challenging problem they choose, while continuing to take home those massive paycheques from a big tech firm.

but usually not in the way they see it. There's enormous value in having freedom to do things the way you want, without being restricted by corporate culture and/or engineering conventions of a Big Co.

Applications are open for YC Summer 2020

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact