Level Up!

Today was my first day as a software engineer at Apple in Cupertino. It means that in all likelihood I will only post stuff about my cat on this blog from now on, and that it feels a bit like I am 5 and this is Christmas Day. Last year has been a heck of a ride: I graduated, got married, moved to the US, started a postdoc in Dawn Song’s group, became a father, worked on a few papers with amazing people, interviewed with Google Zurich and finally accepted Apple’s offer. As usual, there is a quote by Douglas Adams that describes this phenomenon inconspicuously well:

Life… is like a grapefruit. It’s orange and squishy, and has a few pips in it, and some folks have half a one for breakfast.

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5 thoughts on “Level Up!

  1. WoW that was a hell of a year… Congratulations on your newborn that’s really great!
    A lot of congratulations also for landing a job at apple that’s pretty impressive to see, especially after interviewing also with google Zurich.

    I can’t say I’m surprised though, knowing what you did from highschool to now you really deserve it.

  2. Yeah billy boy !! Et félicitations (avec plein de retard) :D

    “The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong, it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.”

    Sacré Douglas…

  3. Congratz ! Heureux de voir que tu as trouvé une si bonne place !
    Au passage, merci encore pour m’avoir donné goût à la recherche !

  4. Bjr Daniel, pourquoi ne suis-je absolument pas étonnée que tu travailles dans la programmation informatique ! Félicitations en tout cas. Je suis tjrs en contact avec Séverine et Magalie mais perdu tout contact avec Gaëlle et Nicolas. Bonne continuation !

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