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Booting Up: Oh, to Be a Googler

Utopia? (Photo: Office Snapshots)

Utopia? (Photo: Office Snapshots)

The Roosevelt Island campus is still in progress, but Cornell NYC Tech officially had its first day of classes yesterday at 20,000 feet of donated space at Google’s Chelsea HQ. Oh you fancy huh? [New York Times]

Now you can apply for a job at Google with just one click–as long as you have an actually updated and functional Google+ profile. So… nevermind. [The Next Web]

People are still getting fired for their social media presences so maybe keep that in mind next time you comment on a BuzzFeed article, Curtis Dee, manager at the Olive Garden. [New York Times]

How does Google keep its employees so happy? Its HR team, called People operations, uses data and social scientists to figure out which perks employees respond to the best. Yeah? Well… at Betabeat we have free coffee… [Slate]

You can no longer purchase gun-related promotions on Groupon, at least for now. [Business Insider]

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