"There are two online petitions I've signed in my life," he said. "One was for a 'Xena: Warrior Princess' movie. The other, which I signed a few months before starting at Google, was for Gmail IMAP... It keeps the same information synched across all devices so that whatever you do in one place shows up everywhere else you might access your e-mail. For example, I can read an e-mail in Gmail, then move it to the 'Starred' folder on my iPhone, then archive it by moving it to 'All Mail' in Thunderbird, then see all of those changes on my BlackBerry."