How much high talent is Apple, Google, Facebook hoarding?

In this podcast, an anecdote where someone tried to hire a developer from Apple, but the developer said that even if you paid him more (which would be a lot), he wouldn't leave because at Apple they don't ask him to do anything, so he has a lot of leisure to think about his own future startup.

Samo Burja: Bismarck Analysis and geopolitical uncertainty - YouTube  round 49:00 or so