Two weeks ago, a few teammates and I ate dinner in downtown Mountain View. Afterwards, Alipé suggested karaoke. None of us knew a nearby karaoke bar, and we huddled around Galileo's laptop to query Google Local.
There were no nearby results. As a substitute, we walked to a pearl milk tea shop, where Galileo serenaded us with "Flower Drum Song".
Last month CNN interviewed me about Google. The reporter asked me my favorite thing about my job. I said, "My coworkers are brilliant yet goofy."
Now you can see it for yourself, in full YouTube glory. Watch for Joby hiding from the camera, wearing deadpan expression.
Joby: "My ears are bleeding. My dad used to sing this when I was a kid."
Alipé: "Why is it so painful for you? [smirking] What did your dad used to do while he was singing this song?"
Joby: "It's not -- "
Odin: [picking up a bubble tea cup] "Show me on this doll."