IT & Network Infrastructure : Top 20 Percent Projects at Google
The 20 percent rule. Those who follow Google know this stands for the one day a week Google programmers get to spend on a project of their own design. While many of these projects are used internally, some also get spun out into the general public once Google recognizes their potential to help the company gain more influence over the Internet landscape. eWEEK profiles eight key 20 percent projects in this slide show.