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Apple's genius employees keep running into glass walls
Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, California, are a stunning architectural achievement, built with more than 3,000 enormous curved glass panes — and that's just on the outside. It is a fitting environment for some of the most talented software engineers in the world.
There is one slight problem with going full "futuristic spaceship" with the design, though: The employees keep smacking into the glass walls of the workspaces inside.
The 13,000 or so employees who work in the building have to closely watch where they are going, Fortune reports. Thankfully, there are no reports of injuries at the campus on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's website. Nevertheless, some people sought to find a fix for unintentionally banging their noses against transparent walls throughout the office:
Some staff started to stick Post-It notes on the glass doors to mark their presence. However, the notes were removed because they detracted from the building's design, the people said. They asked not to be identified discussing anything related to Apple. Another person familiar with the situation said there are other markings to identify the glass. [Fortune]
Stay safe out there.