[FoRK] busy, busy, busy!

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Tue Jun 18 21:52:09 PDT 2013


On 6/18/13 6:40 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> Just by trying to eat today at Google, I ran into two folks I used to work with. One was the database guru at Nuasis (a 
> startup I contracted for) who ended up snared by the Motorola acquisition, and one was a fellow CMU graduate student who went 
> on to DEC-SRL (much more prestigious than Microsoft!) and has continued doing hardware and operating systems and has ended up 
> in the Chrome OS group.
>
> I may have mentioned that my current boss was a member of the V group at Stanford (funding/publishing competitor with Mach) 
> and also worked with Chorus (ibid).
>
> I'm realizing I have no idea how many people I know currently work at Google. I guess I'll have to eat more to find out.
>
> And for every person I meet who I didn't realize worked at Google, I learn about another person I know who *used* to work at 
> Google.
>
> No wonder the traffic is so f*ing bad right around Google. I'm saving up for a helicopter... or maybe a boat?

I could walk (in an hour+, or half that if I go a few stops on light rail), bike, inline-skate, or kayak+walk (with my 
inflatable which converts to rolling luggage) to the Googleplex.
Just sayin.

>
> - Joe
>
> P.S. YOU KNOW WHO I HAVEN'T RUN INTO? ROHIT. hmmm 

Deep, dark recesses?

sdw



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