In a blog post yesterday, Kevin Fox, who helped design the original Google Reader, as well as the first version of Gmail, says that he doesn't like the Reader re-design. He's so ticked that he is offering to let Google hire him for three months (weird) "in order to restore and enhance the utility of Google Reader, while keeping it in line with Google's new visual standards requirements."

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