Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 25th May 2012 23:24 UTC, submitted by martini
Google The Verge is reporting that some important members of the WebOS developer team are going to Google. According to a reply from HP, Open webOS project is on schedule, but a number of people are indeed transferring to Google. Fun times - let's see some of that webOS in Android.
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(at least they used to brag about how many PhDs they had on staff some years ago), yet all of their products seem to originate from outside the company. What do those PhDs do (besides provide window dressing PR)?

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A Ph.D. certifies that you're really, really good at a really narrow area. Ph.D. holders are often incapable of thinking enough outside their boxes to come up with crazy awesome ideas, but they can be kickass engineers at implementing them.

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