Google’s Ph.D. Advantage
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Frisky070802 writes ?The New York Times reports on Google?s success and desire in hiring Ph.D.?s
(free registration required). It says that Google?s willingness to let every employee spend 20% of his or her time on an independent project is a compelling motivator and that they estimate that Google has as many Ph.D.?s working for it as Microsoft, which is 30 times larger. How many other companies put ?Ph.D. a plus? in their want ads??

 
Quote of the Entry: America is a country where the minute one person stands up and says, “That’s impossible,” someone else walks in the door and announces, “We just did it.” – Thomas L. Friedman