Liking Libraries

The past weekend Wall Street Journal ran a profile of Soleio Cuervo.  Mr. Cuervo is a product designer for Facebook, and part of the team that developed the thumbs-up Like button.  Facebook is my neighbor (although, alas, they are moving to a new headquarters soon) and my neighborhood also has a charming public library, which is part of Mr. Cuervo’s story.

The Man Who Got Us to ‘Like’ Everything

by Geoffrey A. Fowler

The Wall Street Journal, Saturday/Sunday, August 13-14, 2011, p. C11

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His favorite quiet spot to work is the public library in Palo Alto, Calif., near Facebook headquarters. . . . “. . . I find having a little solitude makes me more productive, and the public library is good for that.”

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