Google Allows Employees to Donate 20% of Their Workday to JapanMarch 17, 2011 0 Comments
Few people are aware that Google allows its engineers to dedicate 1 day a week to any projects that interest them. As it so happens, one of the most crucial tools to come out of that is the new Person Finder.
The natural disaster network was created by a Google engineer named Prem Ramaswami who felt the need to create the tool after the Haiti earthquake in 2010. You may read a full account of how Person Finder came into existence at the CNN article linked above.