A Lesson in Humility
A few days ago, I was asked to interview an intern for the Google diversity program, aimed at providing diverse students with relevant work experience for a better future. I have seen many resumes for this program, Harvard 4.0’s Stanford 3.8’s etc. All with very impressive previous internships. My assigned candidate was a boy from Detroit. His resume was mediocre at best, but overall,...
The Businessman and the Fisherman
I was having dinner with a fellow Google colleague. She wants to work with the Google team that goes to Africa to provide the local residents with internet access. She believes that having access to the world wide web would improve their lives. Her boss asked her, “why would providing the local Africans access to the internet improve their lives?” After a few rounds of...
My Future Baby
One of my closest friends recently just had a baby. When I have MY baby, I’m either going to take embarrassing pictures and make famous memes out of them. Or I will take super cute pictures of them that even when they’re old, they can impress hot chicks (or boys) with their baby pictures. …not like MY baby needs any help impressing hot chicks… (just kidding!)