The Gentleman Who Made Google Scholar

Making the world’s problem solvers 10% more efficient

Ten years after a Google engineer empowered researchers with Scholar, he can't bear to leave it.

Anurag Acharya is the key inventor of Google Scholar, but the real origin of the project lies in his college years at the Kharagpur campus of the Indian Institute of Technology

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The Gentleman Who Made Scholar
Google’s tool for empowering research is 10 years old. Its founder is just beginning.

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Spend the $3 Million

FIFA has the money to fix this, and they should do so. Now. Before John Oliver embarrasses FIFA again.

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The next battlefield for workplace gender discrimination is artificial turf
The Women’s World Cup is heating up a battle between natural grass and artificial turf fields. Some of the world’s best players are filing a suit (pdf) against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association, and are arguing that the plan to play the tournament on the planned artificial turf, but not in the men’s league equivalent, is a form of gender discrimination.

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