Asfaar Burhaniyah 2.0

Asfaar Mubaraka of al Dai al Fatemi Syedna Mohammad Burhanuddin (tus) across the globe since 1424. (previous asfaar shall be added too insha allah as soon as possible.)The Placemark centered is the Current Location of His Holiness Dr. Syedna Mohammad Burhanuddin (TUS). comments are welcome.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Google reaching new heights in Taipei...

After apparently two years in Taiwan, Google recently moved their office from Taipei 101 – one of the world’s tallest skyscrapers* – from floor 37 to... floor 73. Not the uncoolest building in the world. Above picture was added by Yenwen Feng on May 5th, and is from the opening or anniversary ceremony.

The Taipei office is laid out in typical colorful Google style and includes ping pong and foosball tables. Pampering employees holds the benefit for the company that people may work longer or more effectively. Developer Aaron Swartz once argued that Google keeps employees by treating them like kids, while a commenter at Aaron’s post says “I have known a few people that worked there, and none of them struck me as infantile.” One Google employee named Andy told The China Post earlier, “For me [it’s] become so comfortable that I prefer it to my own home.”

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