My Thinking On Various Topics

My Thinking On Various Topics

How I Do It

My work at Google is so mentally taxing that it turns my brain to unresponsive mush by the end of the day. I look forward to going home to see my kids, play with LEGO, wrestle, watch Disney movies and eventually fall asleep (sometimes before they do). My time spent with my with four kids, ages 4-8, so tries my patience. Answering ‘why?’, mediating conflicts, thinking about how to train them, consumes so much of my EQ that by the end I just want to be alone, in silence, running through the woods. Running for 4, 12, or 24 hours,

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My Thinking On Various Topics

Random Things I’m Thinking About in June 2022

Tree types that are nice to have in a yard Giant killing and why I feel so connected to the character of David in that story Whether there are laws of physics that make it so enterprise software has to be horrible. Or, if it possible to make beautiful enterprise software and what that would require High performance cars Why there isn’t an EV minivan yet Risk Koi ponds What the chances are that I will be the CEO of Alphabet some day. What that would require of my and why I might or might not want to do it.

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My Thinking On Various Topics

Reflecting On Three Years At Google

I recently finished my third year at Google and so I wanted to take a chance to reflect on what I’ve learned and see how I’m progressing along the goals I set for myself when I joined. You can see previous updates for my 2nd year, 1st year and upon deciding to join. Things I’ve Learned During Two Years at Google 1. Things can Change Very Quickly or Very Slowly My first two years at Google were pretty stable in terms of the team around me and our mission. Our team grew a lot, which meant new people were joining

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