11 Jan 2005 pcolijn   » (Journeyer)

Google

So, today was my first day at Google. Man.. that place is schweet. The food is amazing, with tons of veggie and vegan stuff. There are professional Italian espresso/cappucino machines on every floor of every building. And of course the typical high-tech fare: pool tables, foos tables, ping pong tables, etc. They even have two of those "swim forever" pools, where you keep swimming against a current.

The work I'll be doing also seems pretty damn interesting. It's a new product Google's doing, and it's related to some stuff I did at Niti, and that's probably all I can say :) But it's cool. These guys can do some amazing things with JavaScript...

Driving

mtsai: Why didn't you go to the Québec driver's license people while you were there and exchange your G2 license for a full Québec license? Then you could have come back to Ontraio and exchanged your full Québec license for a G license! I haven't done that but several people I know have, and it does apparently work...

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