atom42 - 7:48 am on Nov 2, 2010 (gmt 0)
Absolutely about freedom I imagine.
Just think how different his working life must be - from having total freedom to get on with his maps project as he saw fit - not having to prove anything to anyone. Going with his gut feel when he had one, but otherwise just getting on making a great product.
Cut to: having people breathing down your neck the whole time, being data crazed control freaks. I can only imagine that the pitch from Mark Zuckerberg didn't have to be that compelling at all to convince him to get outta there.
Maybe they'll let him start up a new wave...