Hello. My name is Guillermo Esteves. I design & build websites. I live in Washington, DC and work at Vox Media as a front-end developer for The Verge. I also run D.C. Past, a blog of historic photographs of Washington, DC.
Should a U.S. Googler pass away while under the employ of the 14-year old search giant, their surviving spouse or domestic partner will receive a check for 50% of their salary every year for the next decade. Even more surprising, a Google spokesperson confirms that there’s “no tenure requirement” for this benefit, meaning most of their 34 thousand Google employees qualify.