Tuesday, July 22, 2008

If You Have a Problem, Ask Everyone

Would-be innovators can sign up online to compete for prizes for solving diverse problems from around the world in a variety of disciplines. That is according to a New York Times story. Once again I'm being lazy and blogging directly from DIGG but I had to share this story about how real scientists use social network (of a sort) to solve problems and (most importantly) make some cash for themselves. While the concept has been around forever, the speed and connectivity of the internet have made this type of intellectual sharing expedient and efficient.

read more | digg story

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