There. I said it. I hesitate to bring this up but on multiple occasions I have needed to set some ground rules, so to speak. So consider this my disclaimer.
I am a Googler.
I do not work on Google+, though I work closely with that team at times.
On Google+, I am a User. I speak on my own behalf, and my views may not be representative of Google's.
I circle people who are interesting, and who interact.
I have no interest in expanding my influence or being a celebrity, as I'm quite happy doing what I do.
So, if you interact with me in your stream or in hangouts, I will NOT:
• Make publicly known any insights I may or may not have to future product plans.
• Participate in your secret private beta of cool Google+ addition. Public Betas, sure, but I don't want to know about your secret private groundbreaking app that may get trampled by some future feature/update.
• Participate in focus groups/discussions of how to expand your social network or influence.
• Talk about Search Engine Optimization.
• Look at your Google+ Marketing Plan.
• Happily tell you how great it is to work here. I will tell you stories of days past at Google. Goofy fun things employees do. Musicians, politicians and all the great things we see and experience.
• Occasionally help escalate your serious Google+ issue, if it's really urgent and we have an established relationship.
• Hang out well after I should be in bed.
• Post things that interest me, some of which may even relate to my job.
• Play my guitars in hangouts.
• Post pictures of my cat, because she's awesome.
Several of those "will not" examples open me up to the potential of both termination and possible litigation by my employer, and well, I LOVE my job and my Company.
There are lots of Googlers on here, and they are happy to interact and be friendly. Please don't step over the lines and make things awkward for us. We like to share, but we love our jobs.
Thanks, and be social, my friends.
- Professor Dame Wendy Hall, International World Wide Web Conference Committee Chair
Congratulations to Google founders and , who have received the inaugural Seoul Test-of-Time Award at the 24th International World Wide Web Conference in Florence, Italy!
In 1998, Larry and Sergey introduced Google to the world with their research paper The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine (http://goo.gl/PCPZK4), presented at the 7th World Wide Conference in Brisbane, Australia.
The award was presented on May 22, and was accepted on behalf of our founders by Google Distinguished Scientist . See the #www2015 conference announcement at http://goo.gl/A71sFt.
I can confirm badass status.
I just booked a FULL WEEK in Las Vegas at the and it's for work!
Vegas! For a WEEK! For Work!
I mean, I don't want to sound like I'm complaining about all those other places like Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Australia, Taiwan, China, India, Brazil, Argentina or Mexico (to name a few) but this is Vegas! In August, when its roughly eleventy hundred degrees outside. For a week.
Am I going to die?
Get my room ready, . I'll have my MLife gold card in hand.
ps: , we need to chat about DefCon when the agenda is up...
Someone get this man an !
I don't think those words on the application mean what you think they mean.
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