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Truly living at work: Google employees camp out in parking lot

Truly living at work: Google employees camp out in parking lot
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There's long been that old adage about living at work. It usually means that you are so busy that you were going in early, staying late. Apparently, some Google employees at the technology giant main campus in Mountain View, California, did not get that memo.

Yep, they actually lived there (and some still do).

Is it the love of their job? Could it be the on-campus perks are just too great to leave? Or is it just too expensive to rent a place nearby on a new hire's salary?

Matt Weaver, the first guy to live there long-term, explained, "Originally it began as a dare." To think the young man lived in a camper in one of the parking lots for 54 straight weeks is jaw-dropping.

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