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I am finally back to normal. Well, sort of. I have a little soreness left, but nothing that will deter me from being productive anymore.

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There has been A LOT of discussion regarding the Google 20% project and how it could/can lend itself to student involvement/achievement/ownership etc. I think it’s an interesting idea, but how it will work, well, that’s a lot to think about.

The basic premise is that Google affords it’s employees 20% of their contract working time to explore their personal interests without penalty. Some of the greatest Google inventions have resulted from this 20% time, including Gmail.

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