Yahoo has suffered attrition and a brain drain of top talent for the past couple of years. Google and Microsoft, in some cases, have been beneficiaries of those defections. Indeed, we've been lamenting the loss of engineers and talent at Yahoo for some time.
Now, however, the SF Chronicle reports on a new hiring effort. The company is reportedly beefing up Yahoo Labs, hiring a range of social scientists and academics and doing new research according to the article:
In the last year, Yahoo Labs has bolstered its ranks of social scientists, adding highly credentialed cognitive psychologists, [...]
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