Making stuff as a founder of Avocado. Former music-maker. Tuna melt advocate. Started Google Reader. (But smarter people made it great.)

A nice thing about working at Google (#71 in a #436 part series)

Here's a quick transcript of the meeting with my new boss.
Me: Great to meet you. Hey, what'd you do before this Google thing came along?

Her, paraphrased: Just some work on various projects...
  • (item 1)
  • (item 2)
  • I invented servlets...
  • (item 3)
Me: Cool, that's- Holy- Snuh?
Here's a short (and woefully incomplete) list of things that co-workers have invented or had a major hand in inventing outside of their Google work:
this one's my favorite:

There's more at the papers written by Googlers page.
posted at March 04, 2006, 1:40 PM


  • At 7:53 AM, Anonymous Neil K said…

    You forgot:

    * Firefox
    * Java (my current boss was a junior guy on the original Java team)


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