Excel clone built for Uber China exposed Microsoft mistake


A developer named Matt Basta has posted an extraordinary account of working for Uber, where he was asked to develop a substitute for Microsoft's Excel spreadsheet program under peculiar circumstances – only to see his work discarded.
Writing on Substack, Basta said he went to work at Uber in 2016 after a former colleague from cloud storage locker Box suggested he'd be perfect…

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