Excellent insight from InsideGoogle, definitely helps justify any bit of workaholism I have…
Googler Niniane Wang is vacationing in Egypt, but she had enough time to blog this exchange, which resulted when a traveling companion was typing away on his Sidekick, instead of enjoying the vacation.
Me: [after some silence] Do you think Google does this to people? Where we work so much?
Dan: No. We do it to ourselves, at Google.
Me: Surely it’s not normal to work like this.
Dan: It’s also not normal to do amazing things.