Until recently, combining an auto career with a job at Google meant you either drove a Google Street View car, or were the person who graduated from auto mechanic courses and now services their fleet of Street View cars.
Building something as complex as a car is an expansive collaborative effort calling on people with diverse backgrounds. There is, of course, the engineers designing the actual mechanics, but there are also the aesthetic and tactile elements that affect how you experience the car, each carefully chosen by designers.
Just brilliant! Car Mechanic Dreams Up a Tool to Ease Births With the Odón Device, an attendant slips a plastic bag inside a lubricated plastic sleeve around the head, inflates it to grip the head and pulls the bag until the baby emerges. Doctors say it has enormous potential to save babies in poor countries, and perhaps to reduce cesarean section births in rich ones.