Postcards from the J2SE Team
By dannycoward on Feb 22, 2006
Very glad to be back in the Bay Area after a 10 day trip touring some of our J2SE people in Europe. Yet I must say that I need regular doses of European attitudes to keep a view broader than one of the world through just an american lens.
Yes, in Grenoble, you can work in high/bio-tech, and have 25+ paid vacation days with this on your doorstep.
And as was evident from the density of cranes on the skyline, two seen here towering high somewhere over the Book of Kells in Trinity College, Dublin's continued economic boom proves the lackluster performances of the economies of it its continental neighbors over the last 10 years is not universal in Europe.
[I also stayed one night in Paris. At the Hilton. I did chuckle more than once to myself, even though the joke is long dead.]