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Who here actually works for Google?

drtimofey [PersonRank 10]

Friday, September 12, 2008
11 years ago3,494 views

Just out of curiosity, who out of regular visitors/users here actually works or used to work for Google? Many thanx

Wouter Schut [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

I do not work for google. That leaves out how many users?

adamzhu1986 [PersonRank 2]

11 years ago #

OK, I'm not either ;)

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Neither do I but if you go by the number of people with this logo by their name:
blogoscoped.com/forum/image/googler.gif
(Left unlinked on purpose, I know what this forum would do to it :P)

then in the top 1000 posters it's 9 (Of course there may be others with no logo/less than 5 posts)

Matt Cutts
Adam Lasnik
Pamela Fox
Mihai Parparita
Vanessa Fox
Chris DiBona
mark lucovsk
Gregor J. Rothfuss
Carl S

(Method: I searched through the source of blogoscoped.com/forum/personra ... for the logo)

anonymous [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

Neither am I.

JohnMu [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

What's work? :-)

Floris Fiedeldij Dop [PersonRank 2]

11 years ago #

Work is relative.

drtimofey [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Thanks everyone, I never realized that all Googlers have this special logo. Thanks for the tip Mrrix32.

beussery [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

[put at-character here]drtimofey, not all... I took a quick glance and noticed "Anonymous Googler" & "JohnMu" don't have the logo. I'd bet there are others and I'm pretty sure at least one of the folks Mrrix32 listed no longer works for Google.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

> "JohnMu" don't have the logo

JohnMu started participating here before he joined Google, so I didn't want to replace the icon he already had... however, I added a "Google"-style border around his icon. Similarly for Kevin Fox who participated here while he was still working at Google, but doesn't anymore...

Pierre S [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

And Philipp worked for a while as a Google Answers contractor.

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

We all work for Google because we are constantly advertising their products, for free...

drtimofey [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

That's a lot of work for Philipp, researching to see who does what;) Nice to learn though.

Gary Price [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

I believe Vanessa Fox left Google about a year ago.

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

[put at-character here]Gary, you're right. She left around June of 2007.

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