Posts Tagged "Google"

Thu, 28 July 2011 Y: The Last Man review

I should have mentioned this last week, but I was insanely busy and didn’t even have time to blog.
I recently reviewed the first deluxe edition of the post-apocalyptic comic book series Y: The Last Man, for the UK Feminist web site The F-Word.
It’s the inaugural graphic novel review for the web site, and I hope [...]

Tue, 24 May 2011 geek bust

This is another image from my visit to the new Google building in Dublin.
Some wag in the office put a Slash Dot baseball cap on top of one of the busts in their library.
To me this captures something essential about the spirit of the company.

Fri, 20 May 2011 cú chulainn mural

Last week I was lucky to get a tour of the new Google building in Dublin. I was blown away by the interior design.
I don’t believe I’ve encountered another company that has invested so much thought and consideration into designing functional and fun environments for their employees.
Each floor is themed in a particular way, and [...]

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