What needs to be undertaken behind a contract may be the consumption of self-worth, endless involution, and complex rank competition. At the same time as being laid off by big factories, young people also began to vote with their feet to special database "cut off" big factories. 1. "I would rather be a chicken head than a phoenix tail" In 2022, Cao Pi, a school recruiter who had only worked at Baidu for 4 months, resigned from Baidu. Cao Pi's position is an algorithm engineer.
But after joining the job, he found that there is a big gap between the actual work and the imagination. "Interviewing to build a rocket, entering the factory to screw the screw" is a true portrayal of Cao Pi's experience. When recruiting, the interviewer talked to special database him about massive recall and sorting models, as well as experimenting with advanced models in various papers, but in actual work, he just wrote rudimentary "if else" code every day. "Our department is responsible for the recommendation information flow.
The task is to continuously optimize the recommendation information and increase the average browsing time. But what I have to do is to 'stack' the business code without changing the model itself. The work is not challenging." Cao Pi described himself as a skilled Internet workers complete repetitive and mechanical work every day, and there is no room for special database technological growth at all. With redundant personnel, "involution" is inevitable, and overtime has become one of the important indicators to measure work effort. Three or four years ago, when the company went up, it was possible to get off work at 8 o'clock or even earlier.