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Google’s 20% Reported To Be Dead, Then Reported To Be Not Dead By Same Publication Google’s 20% Reported To Be Dead, Then Reported To Be Not Dead By Same Publication
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Update: Quartz has posted a follow-up after Googlers came out and said that 20% time is still part of the company’s culture. Google has long had an interesting approach to innovation called 20% time, which has historically enabled Google employees …

LinkedIn Offers Employees a Shot at 3-Month Projects LinkedIn Offers Employees a Shot at 3-Month Projects
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Google’s 20% time became famous for the wild innovation it bred when the search engine was in its infancy. The idea was that talented people should be given one day a week to use company resources for something creative. Soon, …

A 3D Future for YouTube?
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Google is testing 3D videos on YouTube. An interesting post in the YouTube Help Center was discovered by Search Engine Roundtable’s Barry Schwartz, and a Google employee is apparently using his "20% time" to work on the "stereoscopic player".

There is even a test video (at least one) that is live: