Wondering how Yahoo got to where it is today? Check out this article from Gizmodo: 7 of Yahoo’s biggest eff ups. (I have changed the headline slightly. Guess how.) Missteps including failing to buy Google (twice), failing to buy Facebook, and failing to get bought by Microsoft (for $44 billion dollars). And, based on what I’ve heard and observed, letting great projects die horrible slow deaths, and not treating tech employees that great.