This week marks my six month anniversary (0.5th anniversary?) at Google. I feel like I should have something inspiring to say about that. Mostly I feel like I know enough to know that there's a ton I don't know. In other words, I feel like I'm still so new that I don't have anything particularly awe-inspiring to say yet. But I'll piece together some scattered thoughts as best I can.
I can say it's awesome to be working at a company where so much information is shared with employees, and where we always try do the right thing. Not necessarily what's best for Google in the short term, but what's best for our users and for the internet. It's awesome to work at a company that has a sense of humor. It's awesome how much energy goes into improving the tools that Googlers use every day, which makes us happier and more productive. Some of those tools are also used by people outside of Google, and it's awesome that Google makes a lot of them open to the world. It's awesome to work on a product that's used by a zillion people every day. It's awesome to have people tell me they're die-hard fans of that other product, because it makes me feel like I'm a warrior in some sort of epic battle (even though I'm not).
I don't know what else to say right now. Ask me again in another six months.