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Re: Google Interface Languages

  • Subject: Re: Google Interface Languages
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 15:35:56 +0100
  • Newsgroups: alt.internet.search-engines
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / Manchester University
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_____/ On Tuesday 23 August 2005 15:34, [Mikkel] wrote : \_____

> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> skrev i en meddelelse
> news:de65ld$4vo$2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>
>> They do exactly the same at the bottom of the SERP. I think it's a part
>> of the "don't be evil" mantra. They try to be a little toyish, that's
>> all.
> 
> Have you checked out the language options for their user interface? (The
> language you choose for Google commands and info).


Do they also have Klingon? That wouldn't strike me as surprising...


> There are some very peculiar options among them! Made me think it must be
> fun to work at Google's. So if that was the purpose, it worked and was
> effective in my case. ;-I
> 
> Mikkel


I read somewhere that Google employment is reminiscent of the older days in
Bell Labs with scientists like Shannon riding a tricycle across the
hallways. The employees also get a lot of freedom to implement whatever
takes their fancy. I'm lucky to be in an academic environment that
sometimes seems close to matching that Utopian job, but then again, it's
August...

Roy

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