Your degree is not a proxy for your ability to do any job. The world only cares about — and pays off on — what you can do with what you know (and it doesn’t care how you learned it). And in an age when innovation is increasingly a group endeavor, it also cares about a lot of soft skills — leadership, humility, collaboration, adaptability and loving to learn and re-learn.
Google rolled out an online advocacy campaign on Tuesday that raises concerns with proposals that will be considered at a telecom treaty conference in Dubai next month, warning that some governments are using the upcoming treaty negotiations to regulate the Internet. On the Take Action web page for its online campaign, Google says that some of the proposed changes that countries have suggested to include in the treaty could increase censorship and threaten innovation.
Google's Chrome web browser will stop relying on a decades-old method for ensuring SSL certificates are valid. As one Google engineer explains, "it’s worthless because it only works when you don’t need it."