ICv2 - ICv2's estimate for the digital comics market in 2011 is $25 million. Second Life residents in the “Credit Union Island” game can sit through seminars and classes on finance skills, they can open up bank accounts, they can apply for credit, they can create a budget, and then they can actually spend their money on things in a pseudo economy.
Today’s solar panels are made with relatively expensive materials in factories. The manufacturing process isn’t always clean. (Cow pies, methane & grass clippings. ... After years of tweaking by other scientists, researchers at MIT have figured out how to chemically stabilize plant-derived photosystem-I (PS-I), the structures inside plant cells that perform photosynthesis, on a substrate that creates electric current when exposed to light--all using readily available materials. The newly created solar cell isolates PS-1 molecules, and with the help of zinc oxide nanowires, carries a current. The best part: a low-tech lab could replicate the results and improve on them. The field of biophotovoltaics has traditionally been limited to labs with lots of cash."
Younger consumers more likely to share purchase experiences with the masses. ...When trying to learn more about a brand, product or services, millennials and boomers were likely to trust user-generated content (51%) significantly more than any other form of information, including brand messaging, news articles and advertisements.
“BlindSide is a passion project, so we would’ve made it happen however we needed to,” Rasmussen says. “[Without Kickstarter] it just would’ve taken much longer, and we would’ve had to cut a lot of corners.”
While the tech world waits patiently, expecting the solution to e-commerce personalization to look like Amazon ported to other online retailers, “Curated Web” companies like Pinterest are changing the game by changing the interface.
In this compelling 10 min presentation for TED, John Geary distills the importance and power of metaphor for all human society - present in our everyday language and shaping (not always for the better) the way we see the world and behave in it. ... I Shake Things Up, Therefore I Am.
A marketplace where tasks are accomplished by the right people, at the right time, and at the right price (not lowest price, the right price) may seem to favor the employer. But think about an independent who has very little overhead, can work from anywhere, at anytime, and for anyone and whose income potential is no longer limited by a single salary.
What is FreeNAS you say? Put simply, it's is an operating system based on FreeBSD that brings with it a snazzy web interface for management, and all the protocols you need to share files between Windows, Mac and Linux. In other words, a perfect solution for your digital bookshelf.
Kit, who turned 100 last week, only started playing video games at the age of 96, but she now relies on her DS console to keep her mind active. “The Nintendo has been a great help to me, it’s absolutely amazing. If there’s any secret to a long life it’s to think positive and keep your mind active.”
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