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Submission + - Google 'Solve for X' Co-Opted From Project 10^100 (

An anonymous reader writes: Remember Google's Project 10^100 — the campaign Google launched for its 10th birthday through which it would spend $10 million on the best world-saving idea? It seems the company may be using the ideas it didn't select and passing them off as their own. One Project 10^100 submitter says his project idea for a Quantum League — which would "organize, host, and fund global-scale competitions focused on solving the largest, most complex problems facing the world today" — sounds eerily similar to Google's brand new "Solve for X" project.
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Google 'Solve for X' Co-Opted From Project 10^100

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