Ditching Gmail After 15 Years
Everyone who even casually follows the tech industry knows, intellectually, that Google builds an enormous dystopian profile of everything you do in order to sell ads.
But I think there's a difference between knowing that Google Analytics is a shameless back door to do cross-site tracking and actually coming face-to-face with your own profile. Yesterday, CNBC featured a
story about a new
Google UI which shows you a list of every purchase that you've made in the last few years:
https://myaccount.google.com/purchases. For me, wide variety of commercial activity — every
purchase I've ever made at a …
I received an e-mail today at my work address with the subject
[Feature Ideas [Customers Only]] - [Survey] The G Suite Admin Experience team wants to learn your needs around data/resource access boundaries which looked like the following:
Quick — is this real or is this spam? What would you look for?
Well, my job search is over. As of today, I've accepted an
offer from Google for a summer internship. I'll be in New York City
from June 1st through August 21th, working at
Google's 9th Avenue office. I'm not sure where exactly I'll be living (I'm looking to
apartments, student housing, etc., but haven't settled on anything yet),
but I'll try to keep you, my loyal readers, up to date.
It was a hard decision (I had a few offers, including DreamHost and
DirecTV, plus more interviewers interested), but, I mean, it's sort
of hard to say …