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January 02, 2007

Work At Google? Use A Mac? Call Me.

Arik Hesseldahl

Here's a question for Google employees: I've heard that depending on your job function, that when you join Google as an employee, you get to choose your computer, a Mac, or a Windows-based PC. I'm looking for Mac-related anecdotes from inside the Googleplex. What's it like being a Mac user at Google? Do you see a lot of Macs at the office or just a few?

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check out the google Mac blog for a good start...

Posted by: Bill Rodriguez at January 2, 2007 09:16 PM

Man, they GET a computer ... I work on the website for a college and it took me awhile to even get a computer that worked properly.

Posted by: houstonmacbro at January 7, 2007 06:28 AM

Working at Google AND using a Mac; that's like winning a lifetime supply of yummy chocolate and then being paid overtime to eat it....

Posted by: Tim C at January 11, 2007 04:29 PM

That would be awesome. I want to get a Mac because they can only run a few software programs. Then I want to get a cool looking VW made in Mexico that will leave me stranded on the freeway shoulder. If it looks cool, it doesn't matter what it can do.

Posted by: Dwayne Wayne at February 20, 2007 05:53 PM

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