It is generally known that software engineers are grumpy and introvert. Therefore, any contact between them is either because of work-related communication or just a pure coincidence. Software companies are, on the other hand, interested in having their employees to at least not be afraid of each other. Everyone solves this problem in their own way. Google, for instance, from time to time throws 2-3 day offsites for its employees with a purpose of team building and creation of inter-team connections.
Just like that, after just one month after my start date I found myself on Sicily with a bunch of Googlers from my and neighbor teams. Read more“Taormina and the “Etna hike””