Apr 032013
 

Google is known as a place where engineers get to spend one day a week working on projects that aren’t necessarily in their job descriptions. Many of Google’s innovations are products of this ‘free time’.

I did not realize this idea was not a Google invention. According to LifeHacker the Post-It note was developed at 3M under a similar program that has been in place since 1948 and HP’s 10% program may even be older.

But it took Dilbert to put this in perspective for me.

The New Math

The New Math (page: 20)


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