YouTube Killed the Video Star
Much has been made of the fact that The Internship, the new buddy comedy starring Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, and the Googleplex, is basically an advertisement for Google. This is completely true. It seems every couple of minutes the movie is trotting another feature of life at Google. Nap pods and free food are lovingly Read More
NOT THE BEES
This is another reminder that just because you are capable of creating a YouTube account does not mean that you should make a rap video.
The perks of being a Google engineer have long been touted as the best in the biz. Spoiled engineers can enjoy a gourmet meal following a mid-afternoon dip in the wave pool before being shuttled home in wifi-equipped private buses.
But what of the pitfalls of working at the tech behemoth? Aside from weeding through necrophilic YouTube videos, turns out toiling away at the Googleplex has another major downfall: THE BEES!!!
Scientific American reports that the Googleplex in Mountain View is full of honeybee hives, some of which have been infected by a parasite that turns the bees into zombies.
The sale of Diapers.com to Amazon for $540 million was a grand slam in the venture capital world. So it was fitting that Accel’s Sameer Ghandi presented founders Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara with autographed Yankees jerseys.
“These guys started their first online business in 1999, not exactly the best timing,” Ghandi said last night at Read More