Category Archives: Misc.

I knew the internet was good for something

Online crowd-sourcing has unraveled the molecular structure from an enzyme in an AIDS-like virus found in Rhesus monkeys.

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Pretty fascinating stuff, really. The possibilities for this are amazing, using the world wide web as a sort of collective conscious to solve difficult problems.  I knew there was something more than online games, celebrity gossip, and porn on the internet.

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What Really Motivates People

This is a really interesting animation accompanying a talk from Dan Pink on motivating people and what really works. I think you may be surprised by the conclusions it draws.