1. R&D chiefs share their strategies

    For instance, its speech recognition researchers work with the Google 411 product team and a machine translation research effort is working with a separate ...
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    1. One of the differences about research at Google is the extent to which researchers are embedded--everyone is mixed together.
    2. We don't get anywhere near the one third of projects based on out-of-the-box thinking we would like to see for long term impact.
    3. It's not that we are not willing to back risky ideas. It's getting the best and brightest minds to focus on them. The measurement systems keep people thinking inside the box.
    4. The researchers keep working on making the underlying technology better while the products roll.
    5. In most companies there comes a time when the guys in suits come in and push engineers out. That hasn't happened at Goggle yet.
    6. The ability to provide information as a service will be the next big opportunity for the next 20 years.
    7. This has virtually no impact on the day-to-day life of a researcher.
    8. This is an area ripe for some brilliant innovation.
    9. Last year we sold $60 billion in goods on eBay, making us comparable to WalMart or target.
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