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A look at my first week (actually two weeks) as a Tech Yahoo!
As of June 1, I'm officially a Front End Engineer at Yahoo! My official title is Technical Yahoo!
Software Applications Development Engineer, Sr. but Front End Engineer is plenty descriptive
(and a hell of a lot easier to say). I'm a little late for a "first week" post, but I've been so busy
getting set up as a new hire that it still seems about right.
Orientation on the 1st was pretty packed, it turns out that was the beginning of "intern season" as well,
so there were a few dozen new hires and a few dozen interns. Unfortunately the AC was not working, and
that many people in the same room for an entire day makes for a lot of body heat. Fortunately it was
a beautiful day outside with a nice cool breeze, which made meeting my new supervisor
for lunch that much better. Update: Chris is already planning to leave Yahoo! Not my fault, I swear... Thanks and good luck, Chris!
There's air hockey, pool, and foosball right outside URLs, the main cafeteria at Yahoo!
Music on the Green is a series of free concerts Yahoo! holds during the summer. There are also weekly barbecues with a great variety of different food on the grill each week. And check out those purple inflatable chairs, gotta get me one of those.
There's a lot of purple stuff at Yahoo!, like a lot. This purple Mini Cooper was just sitting outside on a walkway. I think later it turned out to be an ad for insurance or something.
A More Technical Note
and Mail. Don't have much to show yet but both products have some
big stuff in store so watch for announcements.