Monday, October 1, 2012

Googleplex- Experience Life at Google

The corporate headquarters of the search engine giant, Google is known as Googleplex. It is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View, California, USA.

Here is a video that will take you to a round at Googleplex.




Google- The best place to work?

Well, have a look at this video and all your questions would be solved. With amazing facilities for its employees, Google is undoubtedly the best place to work. 




Googleplex- Amazing Facts

1- To cut down grass and weeds at Google HQ, it rents goats to allow them to graze and cut the amount of extra grass that has grown.

2- The name 'Googleplex' has been taken from the word "Googol" which means number 1 followed by 100 zeroes. Google is a wrong spelled word. The owners mispelled the word googol as google and ultimately the world's greatest search engine was born.

3- The workspaces in the Googleplex has been designed by Clive Wilkinson of Clive Wilkinson Architects.

4-  Google gives a college like atmosphere at the office.

5- Google offers swimming pool, gym, volleyball court, game rooms, pool tables, ping pong etc.

6- Google offers special bicycles to its employees to roam in the Googleplex. It promotes healthy environment. Employees can also take Electric scooters if they want.

7- Google offers breakfast, lunch and dinner free of cost. There are a number of dishes to choose from.

8- Google also offers laundry facilities available to employees on site.

References:- 

http://computer.howstuffworks.com/internet/basics/google6.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Googleplex
http://sf.untappedcities.com/2012/01/02/googleplex-mountainview-designing-interior-spaces-at-an-urban-scale/
http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2007/fortune/0701/gallery.Googleplex_campus/index.html
http://mashable.com/2010/06/19/10-google-facts/

Also See:-

Dive underwater with Google maps
Indians working in Google at top positions
List of Google offices in India
Googlism

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