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Life Is Rough At The GooglePlex

I paid a visit to Googleplex yesterday. And yes, everything you've heard is true.

The toilet seats are heated. There are comfy couches in front of huge TV screens. And the Google meals are quite tasty.

There are blue bicycles parked in front of the main building, complete with a basket in front and red flag in the back, so employees can get around the sprawling campus. It's a bustling place. It took me about half an hour to find a parking spot. Every inch of road-side parking was taken. I finally found a spot a few buildings away from where I was supposed to be.

I felt quite at home as I was circling the parking lots along with other Googlers waiting to pounce on an open space. Actually, I think I would have found parking in Dupont Circle faster than I did at Google. Now that's what I call traffic.

By Kim Hart  |  January 24, 2008; 6:17 PM ET  | Category:  Kim Hart
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This article wasted 15 seconds of my life I cannot get back. Please learn to write something of substance before wasting everyones time again...

Posted by: LL | January 29, 2008 12:24 PM

Right on, LL. Pure PR. Nothing wrong with publicity if it serves the audience. But "parking?" They "bought her lunch." I'm dyslexic; took me 28 seconds.

Posted by: Allan Wikman | January 29, 2008 3:24 PM

I don't believe it. I thought that was the lead. I thought this was a story going somewhere. All you did was waste readers' faith in you. You made your parking problem our waste of time. The Post pays you for this? We used to FIRE interns who came back with better tales than yours.

Get a story first, then write, OK?

Posted by: Jim Brady | January 30, 2008 6:47 PM

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