A few years ago Google announced the launch of Project 10 to the 100th, putting $10 million to fund projects that would change the world. They asked for submissions relating to community, environment opportunity, energy , health etc.. with an aim that these ideas would benefit as many people as possible.
“…an innovative new Google.com interface that creates an interactive search experience for users by predicting their query as they type and instantly showing updated results. By providing users with this immediate feedback, they’re able to refine their searches more quickly and find the results that more precisely match what they need.”
Unique approach to landing a job… this dude bought Google ad words for the names of 6 creative directors so that when they Googled themselves they’d see an ad which read “Googling yourself is a lot of fun. Hiring me is fun too.”
He got interviews with most, and ended up with a job at Y&R in NY… not a bad effort considering it only cost him $6.