12 big brands & celebrities that crowdsourced in 2012When people think of crowdsourcing, they often think of it as a tool for entrepreneurs and small businesses – and they’re right. Small business users have powered explosive growth of crowdsourcing services in the last 5 years (from stock photography to logo design crowdsourcing). What many don’t... Continue Reading →
http://youtu.be/e2HwRM9eBCs A defiant Kim Dotcom vowed to win his upcoming extradition hearing during the Sunday night launch party for his new project, Mega. Dotcom, the founder of the now defunct file-storage site Megaupload, held a press conference Sunday evening at his Coatesville, New Zealand mansion in order to celebrate the unveiling of his latest endeavor... Continue Reading →
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Kim Dotcom: the internet cult hero spoiling for a fight with US authoritiesIn massive, swaggering capital letters, "Mega" stretches across the grassy slope in front of Dotcom Mansion. A huddle of electricians and carpenters are removing the wooden stencils and wiring in the fluorescent tubes. They are up to G. All around the vast grounds... Continue Reading →
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=kUEGHdQO7WA#at=203 Sam Richards is a sociologist and award-winning teacher who has been inspiring undergraduate students at Penn State since 1990. Every semester, 725 students register for his Race and Ethnic Relations course, one of the most popular classes at Penn State and the largest of its kind in the country. Through his natural ability of... Continue Reading →
US employee 'outsourced job to China'The software developer, in his 40s, is thought to have spent his workdays surfing the web, watching cat videos on YouTube and browsing Reddit and eBay.He reportedly paid just a fifth of his six-figure salary to a company based in Shenyang to do his job.Operator Verizon says the scam came... Continue Reading →
Americans See Tough but Improving Job MarketWhile the majority of Americans continue to believe it is a "bad time to find a quality job," the 25% saying it is a "good time" is the highest Gallup has measured since March 2008.Americans have been very negative about the job market since the recession began and the... Continue Reading →
Mathematical Breakthrough Sets out Rules for More Effective TeleportationFor the last ten years, theoretical physicists have shown that the intense connections generated between particles as established in the quantum law of 'entanglement' may hold the key to eventual teleportation of quantum information.
10 Incredible Recently Discovered AnimalsMost of us share a fascination with the unknown. Thanks to this – as well as tremendous advances in technology – most of our planet has been quite thoroughly examined. Some areas remain, however, which are home to creatures that science has yet to encounter.Recently discovered animals number in the thousands.... Continue Reading →