Cheaters never prosper: Following the hack that revealed the account information of millions of people using the Ashley Madison married-but-cheating website, its founder and CEO has stepped down. Previously Noel Biderman maintained he had not cheated on his own wife, but recently uncovered emails suggested otherwise.
Biderman said he was leaving so he could spend more time with his living room couch.
Prime directive: This week’s WebMonkey poll asked about the work conditions at Amazon, following a New York Times report that said the online retail giant is pushing workers relentlessly to increase productivity. Of those in our poll, 84 percent said most companies ask too much of their employees.
Those Amazon employees polled agreed that “most other companies ask too much of their employees, but not Amazon, no siree, Bezos. Bob, I meant, Bob. No siree, Bob.”
Channel-surfing the vast cultural wasteland: Your evening is set: “Mythbusters vs. Jaws” is at 9 p.m. and the “Hannibal” series finale is at 10 p.m.
Suggested snacks: sushi, fava beans and a nice chianti.