Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Interesting Articles of the Day

Barry Manilow music is used to fight crime in Australia.

Kristoff argues that sweatshops would help the poor of Africa.

Crowd Sourcing: use crowds of amateurs to help solve your problems. The 5 rules of crowd sourcing.

Harold Varmus has created PLoS, for free open access science journals. Imagine the concept, making science research available to anyone without having to pay. Unlike Science magazine which charges $300 a year for a subscription and a ludicrous $10 to access a single article for just one day! That is more expensive then a movie rental! Are they trying to spread knowledge or make money?

Walmart goes organic. A good thing that organic is expanding, or will Walmart kill what organic used to mean?

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