Jul 8, 2013
Interview with Addy Osmani, Developer Programs Engineer at Google
Addy Osmani tells us what it’s like to create the future of the web.
Martha went to meet the developer relations wizard at Google HQ in London.
So, Google. How did you end up here?
In the interviews, I was asked "If you had six oranges in one hand and seven in another, what would you have?". I answered "very large hands". That’s a terrible joke.
What I’m passionate about is helping people be as productive as possible on the front-end - a lot of that is about getting the tooling right. I’ve tried to do my part to help with this by hacking on open-source projects, articles, and books over the years and I guess the Chrome team at Google thought I could have more impact if I could focus on this type of thing full time.