On Thursday, we announced the launch of YouTube EDU. Now, as promised, it???s time to give you some more details about the new university video hub.
I had a chance to chat with Obadiah Greenberg, a key Googler behind the launch. And he gave me some insight into the genesis of the project. As you can imagine, YouTube EDU wasn???t built overnight. It took about a year to move from concept to launch. The work was driven along by a team of five, and they did it using Google???s famous 20% time policy. That is, they each committed essentially one day per week to bringing this project to fruition…
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